Found February 24, 2013 on Beyond The Buzzer:
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Kobe Bryant may of been just 2-36 from beyond the arc over his last 16 games entering Sunday’s game in Dallas, but when someone makes a questionable remark regarding the Black Mamba, like Mark Cuban’s “amnesty” comment on ESPN radio Friday, those stats go out the window. Kobe shot 4-5 from 3 Sunday afternoon, finishing with 38 points (14 in 4th quarter), 12 rebounds, and 7 assists in 103-99 victory over the Dallas Mavericks. And if you thought Kobe was playing motivated today, you thought right…here’s the Black Mamba’s postgame tweet: Amnesty THAT — Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) February 24, 2013  
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