Well now, that certainly wasn’t your normal run of the mill, let’s get this last game and 82 game grind over, so we can get a couple of days rest before the playoffs kind of NBA regular season finale.
For the Lakers, who actually won, in You Know Who’s last game. And for Kobe, who reached deep and gave a top of his considerable game performance in his last.
For the Warriors, who set a regular season standard for Ws — 73 — that will likely go unchallenged for a good bit.
For the best player in b-ball, Steph Curry, who set a mark, that transcends the previous by an unfathomable amount.
I found it interesting that at espn.com, the headline featured Kobe, in his last but otherwise meaningless game. Though it shouldn’t be surprising given the au courant tendency to herald individual performances instead of ensemble ones, even in a team game like hoops.
Bryant did go for 60, including 23 in the 4th, all the while leading LA to a rare come from behind victory, and cementing a losing and playoff bereft campaign for Utah.
Jaaaaaaaaaaaaaaack and Shaq were beaming from their seats courtside.
While, the New York Times online gave its headline to Golden State’s monumental achievement, winning 73 of its 82 contests.
Yo, Kobe, all the real news that fits, dude.
So, yeah, it was nice and all that, Kobe showing his stuff in style one more once, but, really now, the Dubs and Steph were The Story. Continue reading Standing Os & Curtain Calls for Dubs, Steph & Kobe