It’s been almost four months since Kobe Bryant’s last game for the Lakers, but basketball fans around the world are still coming to grips with the fact we won’t be seeing ‘Black Mamba’ gracing the NBA in the 2016-17 season.
Undeniably one of the game’s GOATs, Kobe had so many strings to his bow – clutch 3s, his fadeaway shot, footwork and super-slick handling.
And then there’s his dunks.
Few players have soared like Kobe and delivered jams that totally obliterated opponents with such regularity and dominance.
Last year, NBA.com ranked him at #10 on their list of the 70 greatest dunkers in NBA history.
Take a look back at some of his best efforts at the rim.