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Kobe Bryant airballs a game-tying shot on the day he announced he's retiring

On Sunday afternoon, Kobe Bryant announced this season would be his last. On Sunday night, Kobe Bryant had the ball in his hands with a chance to tie the game in the final seconds of the fourth quarter.

All of the elements for a classic ending were there. Bryant had just made a three to cut it to a one-point game. Now trailing by three, Kobe rose for another shot. The crowd rose with him, anticipating a huge make. Then all you see is dejection as the shot misses everything.

There was no storybook ending this time.