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Which Kobe was better: No. 8 or No. 24?

If you could have only one -- No. 8 Kobe or No. 24 Kobe -- which would it be? Kevin Pelton settles the great debate.

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SportsCenter celebrates 'Kobe Bryant Day' (2:27)
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Projected W-L record for all 30 teams

How many games will the Warriors win with Kevin Durant? Which teams will jump from the lottery to the playoffs? Kevin Pelton uses real plus-minus to project the 2016-17 records for every team.

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The best Kobe death stares (0:53)
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When was the day the Lakers fell apart? (2:08)
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Usher recalls triumphant Cavaliers win (1:48)
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NBA draft 2017: Complete coverage

From prospect projections to the lottery and draft night, ESPN.com has complete coverage of the 2017 NBA draft.

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His & Hers rips Harden's new shoes (1:40)
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Stephen A. Smith 'depressed' by thought of upcoming NBA season (1:03)
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Jamal Crawford's long and winding road

The NBA's only three-time Sixth Man of the Year didn't last this long -- through 16 seasons and 17 different head coaches -- by avoiding mistakes, but by learning from them.

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Boeheim on Carmelo: 'He's unlikely to win an NBA title' (0:53)
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Ingram wears a suit playing basketball (0:40)
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Shenanigans ensue during Melo, Durant interviews (2:15)
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LeBron's past requires him to support Durant's move (1:02)
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On this date: Happy birthday, Reggie Miller! (0:50)
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Butler claims he'd be better in the NFL than Thomas and Brown (2:33)
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James: To 'own a team would be awesome' (0:51)
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Drummond joins in on the 22-pushup challenge (0:50)

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J.A. Adande ESPN Senior Writer 

Kobe Bryant watches highlights from his final game shown at LA city council.

J.A. Adande ESPN Senior Writer 

"M-V-P" chant broke out in council chambers. That has to be a first. #KobeDay

Jovan Buha ESPN Editor 

Kobe Bryant and his family arriving at LA City Hall's council meeting to "Kobe!" chants.

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J.A. Adande ESPN Senior Writer 

L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti, wearing a purple tie, on hand for City Council proceedings on #KobeDay

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Before the Kobe ceremony it's time for the always entertaining public comment portion of the show here in council chambers.

Usher recalls triumphant Cavaliers win

Mike & Mike prompt Usher to relive the Cleveland Cavaliers' title celebration as they revisit his chaotic snaps and videos.

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Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Politicians are ready to get their autograph on when Kobe gets here.

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Happy Kobe Bryant Day from LA City Hall.

Jovan Buha ESPN Editor 

The calm before the storm in Los Angeles City Hall on Kobe Bryant Day.

Jovan Buha ESPN Editor 

Lakers fans lining up outside Los Angeles City Hall to see Kobe Bryant on Kobe Bryant Day. Fans started showing up over an hour before the scheduled 10 a.m. PT start.

SportsCenter celebrates ‘Kobe Bryant Day’

SportsCenter looks back at some of Kobe Bryant's top career moments as Los Angeles declares August 24, 2016, ‘Kobe Bryant Day.'

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