Kobe Bryant has had some memorable scoring games throughout his 16-year career. On Feb. 6, 2012, Kobe "Bean" Bryant passed his former teammate and nemesis, Shaquille O'Neal, for fifth in all time scoring in NBA history.
Kobe has had a memorable career—and it is far from over. Kobe may have three to four years left in the tank, and if Kobe is able to score around 20 to 23 points a game for that span—he will undoubtedly compete with Kareem-Abdul-Jabbar for honors as the highest scoring player in NBA history.
Only time will tell if Kobe could catch up to the top spot, but in Kobe’s mind, he just wants to pass Michael Jordan in number of rings—with the way he is playing now it seems like it may be possible, especially if the Los Angeles Lakers could bring in some more help for Kobe.
With all that being said, let’s take a look at the five best scoring games in Kobe’s career.