Kobe's scoring streak slows
Kobe Bryant, of the Los Angeles Lakers basketball team, scored 43 points Sunday night against the Golden State Warriors FOX sports is reporting. The Lakers won their 5th game in a row, 115-113 against GSW.
Prior to tonight's high scoring game, Bryant has had 4 games in a row scoring 50 points or more, an almost unheard of streak for the NBA. Bryant joins Wilt Chamberlain as the only player to have such a streak. Chamberlain's streak came in 1961.
Bryant scored 65 points against the Minnesota Timberwolves on March 16th which is a NBA season high and rare occurence. Bryant has scored more than 50 points 18 times in his career, putting him behind Chanberlain and Michael Jordan.
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