It is hard to imagine NBA without Kobe Bryant, in fact it is impossible.
The Lakers' legend has entertained us throughout with his brilliant ways to exceed all worldly expectations.
With the playoff season in full force, let's remember some of his top moments from the postseason.
This was one the most improbable of comebacks. The Lakers were down all of the fourth quarter and only took the lead in the last .2 seconds left in OT. Kobe Bryant to the rescue?
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Despite being down 15 points in the fourth quarter, Sha helped put the Lakers ahead and Kobe took it from there. A jump shot and alley-oop later, LA had made its way to the NBA Finals for the first time in nine years.
The Lakers had set a record-breaking 15-1 run in the playoffs and it's not hard to believe after the way Kobe performed in this game. Scoring 45 points against time Duncan and Duncan Robinson stole the show.
It was Kobe's rebound game that helped them bag this game. He outrebounded Kevin Garnett and Rasheed Wallace. It was his passion for the game and versatility that came out most in this game.
Shaq was fouled out in overtime and the guard came up big. Kobe scored three of the Lakers' last four buckets. He scored a total of 8 overtime points. He was just returning from an ankle injury that had kept him out in Game 3.