Kobe Bryant has had the last say in his rivalry with former teammate Shaquille O'Neal after scoring 60 in his last ever NBA game.

Playing in front of his LA Lakers home crowd, where he competed in a record 20 seasons, Bryant turned back the clock by leading his side to a 101-96 victory.

Bryant and O'Neal won three straight titles together with the Lakers from 2000-2002 before a bitter feud saw O'Neal leave the franchise for the Miami Heat.

Bryant finishes his career with five titles, one more than Shaq, which is something he has taken great pride in.

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The pair seem on better terms since O'Neal retired in 2011, with the centre appearing in a special farewell video for Bryant before yesterday's game.


O'Neal revealed to ESPN that he challenged Bryant to score 50 points against the Jazz, and Kobe proved he was up to it.