The Black Mamba's Greatest Moments
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Feb 2, 2009 – Scoring record (61) at MSG

At the World’s Most Famous Arena – the Madison Square Garden in New York – against the New York Knicks, Kobe Bryant put on a showcase. It was a night where even the opposing fans were chanting ‘M-V-P’. Kobe scored 61 points, breaking a scoring record at the Garden, and led the Lakers to a 126-117 win. He left defenders spinning with an array of moves that solidified him as one of the game’s most technically gifted offensive players ever.