Nearly eight months after tearing his Achilles tendon, Kobe Bryant made his long-awaited return on Sunday. The results were unspectacular: Bryant scored just nine points on 2-of-9 shooting in 29 minutes, and notched eight rebounds, four assists, and eight turnovers. 1,833 more words
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Nick Young absolutely bricked a 360 degree spinning lay-up during the Lakers’ 106-94 home loss to the Raptors on Friday.
To honor Kobe Bryant’s first game back from an Achilles injury, the Lakers began their player introductions with an extended video that warned “Beware the Mamba” before playing the “Imperial March” — Darth Vader’s theme song from “Star Wars” — when it was time for Bryant’s name to be called.