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What a shot! 29 amazing sports photos

Updated 10:51 AM ET, Tue April 19, 2016
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NBA star Kobe Bryant walks off the court in Los Angeles after finishing the final game of his 20-year career on Wednesday, April 13. Bryant, the third-leading scorer in NBA history, finished the game with 60 points and rallied the Lakers to a comeback victory against Utah. Mark J. Terrill/AP
Lemi Berhanu Hayle of Ethiopia celebrates after winning the 120th Boston Marathon on Monday, April 18. Hayle won the elite men's division in an unofficial time of 2:12:45. Elise Amendola/AP
Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Welington Castillo dives to make a catch hit by the Los Angeles Dodgers' Yasmani Grandal during the eighth inning in Los Angeles on Wednesday, April 13. Kelvin Kuo/AP
Zak Logue of Great Britain competes in the Men's 400 Individual Medley heats on day three of the British Swimming Championships at Tollcross International Swimming Centre in Glasgow, Scotland, on April 14. Clive Rose/Getty Images
Detroit Red Wings and Tampa Bay Lightning players fight during the third period in Game Two of the 2016 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida, on April 15. The Lightning defeated the Red Wings 5-2. Mike Carlson/Getty Images
Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring his third goal during the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final Second Leg match against Wolfsburg at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu in Madrid on April 12. Denis Doyle/UEFA/Getty Images
Carl Edwards, driver of the No. 19 Comcast Business Toyota, does a backflip from his car after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway in Tennessee on April 17. Matt Sullivan/Getty Images
Jolyon Palmer of Great Britain drives on track during qualifying for the Formula One Grand Prix of China at Shanghai International Circuit on April 16. Clive Mason/Getty Images
No. 81 Phil Kessel of the Pittsburgh Penguins scores past No. 30 Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers in the second period in Game Two of the 2016 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh on April 16. Justin K. Aller/Getty Images
Chris Colabello of the Toronto Blue Jays is hit in the head by a pitch thrown by Steven Wright of the Boston Red Sox during the fourth inning at Fenway Park in Boston on April 17. Rich Gagnon/Getty Images
Golden State Warriors fans hold signs in the second half during a game with the Memphis Grizzlies in Oakland, California, on April 13. The Warriors set a new league record for wins in a season. They went 73-9, breaking the previous record of 72-10 set by the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls. READ: Golden State Warriors a statistical anomaly? Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images
Toby McLean, left, is tackled by the throat by Patrick Cripps during an AFL Round 4 match between the Carlton Blues and the Western Bulldogs at Etihad Stadium in Melbourne, Australia, on April 16. Michael Dodge/Getty Images
Vedad Ibisevic tries to score against Niklas Suele of Hoffenheim during the Bundesliga match between 1899 Hoffenheim and Hertha BSC at Rhein-Neckar-Arena in Sinsheim, Germany, on April 16. Simon Hofmann/Bongarts/Getty Images
Toronto Raptors' Jonas Valanciunas, center, dunks the ball past Indiana Pacers' Lavoy Allen, left, and teammate George Hill during the second half in Game 1 in the first round of the NBA basketball playoffs in Toronto on Saturday, April 16. Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press/AP
A fan of Nantes holds smoke flares during the French Ligue 1 between Nantes and Montpellier at Stade de la Beaujoire on April 17. Anthony Dibon/Icon Sport/Getty Images
Adria Vera Mora of Spain competes on the floor during qualification in the Artistic Gymnastics Aquece Rio Test Event at the Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro on April 16. Richard Heathcote/Getty Images
New York Yankees' Brett Gardner falls into the stands after catching a foul ball hit by Toronto Blue Jays' Ryan Goins during the third inning on Thursday, April 14, in Toronto. Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press/AP
San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker, center, scores past Memphis Grizzlies forward Chris Andersen, right, during the second half in Game 1 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series on Sunday, April 17, in San Antonio. Eric Gay/AP
Larissa Oliveira of Brazil swims the Women's 200m Freestyle heats at the Aquece Rio Test Event for the Rio 2016 Olympics on April 17. Al Bello/Getty Images
Police intervene after fans on both sides began throwing chairs at one another during the Serbian Super League play off match between Red Star Belgrade and FK Partizan in Belgrade on April 16. Aleksandar Kokovic/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images
Hanser Alberto and Rougned Odor of the Texas Rangers celebrate with Elvis Andrus after the Rangers beat the Baltimore Orioles 6-3 at Globe Life Park in Arlington on April 14. Tom Pennington/Getty Images
Taylor Hunt of the Richmond Tigers gets tackled by Jamie Cripps of the West Coast Eagles during the round four AFL match at Domain Stadium in Perth, Australia, on April 15. Paul Kane/Getty Images
Florida's Bridget Sloan competes on the vault during the NCAA women's gymnastics championships on Saturday, April 16, in Fort Worth, Texas. Tony Gutierrez/AP
Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper pumps his fist after he hit a grand slam during the third inning against the Atlanta Braves on Thursday, April 14, in Washington. This was Harper's 100th home run of his career. Nick Wass/AP
Reilly Smith of the Florida Panthers collects plastic victory rats after teammate Dmitry Kulikov scored an empty net goal against the New York Islanders in Game Two of the 2016 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida, on April 15. Eliot J. Schechter/NHLI/Getty Images
Michael Phelps competes in the 200-meter butterfly final at the Arena Pro Swim Series swim meet in Mesa, Arizona, on Friday, April 15. Matt York/AP
XCAT teams practice during the Dubai Grand Prix at Dubai International Marine Club on April 16, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. XCAT, short for extreme catamaran, is one of the most challenging and extreme forms of powerboat racing in the world. Julian Finney/Getty Images
Stuart Manley of Wales lines up a putt on the 9th green during day one of the Open de Espana at Real Club Valderrama in Sotogrande, Spain, on April 14. Matthew Lewis/Getty Images
St. Louis Cardinals players stand for the national anthem before their game against the Cincinnati Reds at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Missouri, on April 15. All players wore No. 42 jerseys in honor of Jackie Robinson Day. See 29 amazing sports photos from last week Scott Kane/Getty Images