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Fans greet Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard Kobe Bryant (24) as he walks off the court after an NBA basketball game against the New Orleans Hornets in New Orleans, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012. Bryant became the youngest player in NBA history to surpass 30,000 points. The Lakers won 103-87. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) ORG XMIT: LAGH107