'The Skywalker' on Kobe Bryant's Basketball Record

David 'The Skywalker' Thompson drives past Bill Walton for another of his signature slam dunks.

David "The Skywalker" Thompson drives past Bill Walton for another of his signature slam dunks. TriMotion Films hide caption

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Los Angeles Laker star Kobe Bryant set a team record this past Sunday by scoring 81 points in one game. The performance put Bryant into the record books for the second-highest score in a single game, right behind basketball legend Wilt Chamberlain, who scored 100 points in a game in 1962.

Alex Chadwick talks to the man Bryant bumped out of the number-two spot — sports legend David "The Skywalker" Thompson — about the making of basketball history.

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