Top 20 Moments in Toronto Raptors History

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 5. Kobe scores 81

Mar 8, 2013; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard Kobe Bryant (24) returns up court after making a three-pointer against the Toronto Raptors during the game at the Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports

January 22, 2006. The night Kobe Bryant annihilated the Toronto Raptors.

Of the 81 points Kobe scored that night, 55 of them were scored in the second half, as Kobe outscored the Raptors himself in the second half, 55-41.

The scary thought about all of that? The Raptors were leading 63-49 at halftime.

Kobe’s performance stands as the second most prolific performance of all-time, ranking only behind Wilt Chamberlain‘s 100 point game. Even though the Raptors are a trivia answer in this situation, many Raptors fans still remember this game very vividly.