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LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 13: Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers speaks to the crowd after the game against the Utah Jazz on April 13, 2016 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2016 NBAE   Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images/AFP

Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers speaks to the crowd after the game against the Utah Jazz on April 13, 2016 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. NBAE Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images/AFP

Kobe Bryant has scored 60 points and has dropped the mic.

The basketball veteran has ended his 20-year-career on April 14, leading the Los Angeles Lakers’ win against Utah Jazz at the Staples Center in Downtown, Los Angeles.

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Here is the full transcript of his farewell speech:

I can’t believe how fast 20 years came by. This is crazy, this is absolutely crazy — to be standing here inside the court with you, guys, my teammates behind. I appreciate all these, you know, the journey that we’ve been on. We’ve been through our ups, we’ve been through our downs and I think the most important part is we stayed together throughout.

I grew up a die-hard, I mean a die-hard Lakers fan. Die-hard. Man! I knew about every players that’s ever played here. To be drafted and then trained into this organziation and to spend 20 years here, I mean you can’t write something better than this and I’m more proud of the fact that, not about the chamionship, but about the down years because we didn’t run. We played all thorugh that stuff, we got our championships, and we did it the right way.

And all I can do here is thank you, guys. Thank you, guys, for all the years of support. Thank you for all the motivation. Thank you for all the inspiration. And you know it was funny. The thing that have me cracking up all night long was the fact that I go through of 20 years, everybody’s screaming ‘pass the ball’ and then last night, ‘don’t pass it’.

This has been absolutely beautiful. I can’t believe it has come to an end. You guys will always be in my heart. I sincerely, sincerely appreciate it. No words can describe how I feel about you, guys. Thank you, thank you from the bottom of my heart. I love you, guys.

And my family my wife Vanessa, Natalia, Gianna — thank you, guys for all your sacrifices, for all the times I’ve been in the gym. What can I say, Mamba out.