Kobe Bryant

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Kobe Bryant: 61 Points – 2/2/09

Editor’s Note: As the Knicks face Kobe Bryant for the final time in his career Sunday (9 PM, MSG), look back at his historic 61-point performance at The Garden from 2009. Bernard King‘s 60-point MSG scoring record stood for nearly 25 years. Then, Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers came to town on February […]

The Three 60-Point Games at The Garden: Tale Of The Tape

A CLOSER LOOK — THREE 60-POINT GAMES AT MADISON SQUARE GARDEN Points 62 61 60 Date Jan. 24, 2014 Feb. 2, 2009 Dec. 25, 1984 Final Score Knicks 125, Bobcats 96 Lakers 126, Knicks 117 Nets 120, Knicks 114 % of Team’s Score 49.6 48.4 52.6 Attendance 19,812 19,763 10,681 FG-FGA (%) 23-35 (65.7%) 19-31 […]

Melo Helps Team USA Unleash ‘The Mamba’

By halftime, Kobe Bryant’s career was dead, eulogized and buried like can only happen on Twitter. Then came a 20-point barrage that included a shower of six three-pointers, sparking another ridiculous run by Team USA to break open what was a close game. Along with blowouts, another recurring theme for the U.S. has been the emergence […]