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Kobe Reclaims NBA All-Star Spotlight

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The NBA might no longer be his league, and this All-Star celebration never felt like his weekend, but at the last moment Sunday night, Kobe Bryant had something to say about all that.

Los Angeles is still his town, he screamed over the Rihanna's thump and Kanye's grind.

Staples Center is still his house, he hollered through the clatter of musicians and dancers and all those silly wearing-sunglasses-indoors celebrities.

Unburdened by reality or defense, fueled by the perception of diminishment, Bryant used the NBA's 60th All-Star game to remind everyone that those 60-year-old knees can still move, and...

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