So, that Kobe Bryant Black Mamba strike I promised came a game late. Sue me! Honestly, though, 38 points doesn’t tell the whole story. Not at all. I had to look down at my hands a couple times to make sure I wasn’t holding a controller.
KB24 was absolutely dominant tonight. He scored the Lakers first 11 points and shot lights out from the field despite taking many very difficult shots against solid Jazz defense. Truly incredible. He scored in bunches and imposed his will on the game. No smiles, just scowls. Strictly business, baby. No. 24 has now given the Jazz but 24 hours to live. No team in the West can touch the Lakers when they play like this. Let’s silence the Jazz Monday.
Keeping it brief because I am exhausted from covering the NFL Draft, but I will be back soon with more…