Just a couple of weeks ago, the Los Angeles Lakers appeared to be losing their grip on the conference they’ve dominated for nearly three years.
This marked the 15th consecutive victory for the Lakers over the Jazz at Staples Center, including seven straight playoff victories. Credit:ESPN
Kobe Bryant only had 13 points and 7 assists, but he controlled the game in other ways.
The Lakers star has topped the ranking since the start of the 2008-09 season and also leads sales in Europe and China.
Leave it to Kobe Bryant to dominate the court in game 5 against the Oklahoma Thunder tuesday night at the Staples Center.
The Thunder evened the first-round series against the Los Angeles Lakers with a 110-89 victory in Game 4 on Saturday night.