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Kobe hadn't had 30+ points 6 consecutive games in past 3 years (Dec 09-Jan 10). He said he feels particularly ...
great with his conditioning, which is why he told Mike D'Antoni he wasn't tired (again) nearly played the whole second half (again) in the victory over Philly -- coming out for the final 1:51 only after the game was already decided.
Kobe had 34 points on 12-of-21 shooting against the 76ers. He credited his healthier eating and diligent maintenance (such as ice baths) for keeping him feeling this strong at 34.
But he hinted at retirement again after next season: "Next year could be my last time" playing in Philadelphia.