Barring 14 freak plane crashes that have the Lakers representing the West by default, Kobe Bryant and LeBron James are playing for the last time tonight. And, though his talent is as withered as his 37-year-old knees, Kobe's in that mode where he can still beat you with pure veteran savvy.

Check out one of his final examples/lessons above.

Sure Kobe and LeBron facing off in Mamba's last season doesn't exactly make up for what could've been in the hypothetical 2009 Finals's still something, right? Anyway there's almost a full half left. You might as well stay up and watch. It's not like you have anything to do tomorrow. We mean, besides going to work and school and stuff.

[via Vine]

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