Dirk Nowitzki and Kobe Bryant’s 50th, and final, meeting lost some of its luster when Kobe had to miss it because of a shoulder injury. But the older, kinder, gentler Kobe still found a way to be involved in the biggest play of the night, congratulating his long-time foe after Nowitzki made a game-winning jumper with just two seconds remaining.

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