. >>> it was a hall of fame wort y y finale. the last game of a remarkable career kobe bryant came through with a remarkable performance. bryant carried the lakers with a win over utah and saving his best game of the season for last. even bryant said he was shocked. teri okita has our report from los angeles. >> reporter: the night belonged to basketball star kobe bryant who ended one of the most successful careers in nba history. scoring a season high 60 points and a win in his final game. >> i spent 20 years here. i mean, you can't write something like this. >> reporter: black mamba, brian's nickname received kudos from famous friends. >> this has been absolutely beautiful. i can't believe it's come to an end. you guys will always be in my havert. >> reporter: the 18-time all-star turned pro at just 17, spending his entire career with the los angeles lakers. he helped his team win five titles, was named finals mvp twice, and league mvp in 2008. bryant talked about last nice as a laker after the game. >> putting on my jersey, okay, this is the last time you're putting on a jersey.