Los Angeles Lakers: Kobe Bryant’s best game against every team in NBA

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Kobe Bryant’s best game against the Houston Rockets – 53 points in 2006

The 2006-07 season was easily one of Kobe Bryant’s best scoring season of his career. He had 10 games of 50 points or more that season and this 53 point performance was the first of two times he scored 50 points on them that season.

Later in the season, Kobe dropped 53 points again versus the Rockets, proving that he definitely had the Rockets number that season. This game was also one of Kobe’s 10 double-doubles that season because he had 10 rebounds as well.

He also had eight assists as well to prove that he was not just chucking up shots to get numbers and was getting his teammates involved. This was also a game early in the season against two teams at the top of the Western Conference and it set the tone that the Lakers were a playoff team that season.

Kobe had a bunch of tough playoff battles against the Rockets throughout his career that could have made the list. Yet a 53 point double-double performance to set the tone early in the 2006-07 season, was enough to be considered his best game against them.