Kevin's two little fallaways
were incredible shots," UCLA coach Ben Howland said.
Bryant sneaked in a pregame nap - in place of his usual pregame shooting practice - then went out and made 15 of 27 shots, ranging from dunks to fallaways
to over-the-shoulder layups, confounding the Spurs' attempts to ground him.
The quick turnarounds and the fallaways
were all in place, and in the fourth quarter, Bryant reached a zone where opposing defense didn't really seem to matter.
With Shaq on the bench to start the final period, Kobe scored the Lakers' first 10 points on an assortment of jumpers, fallaways
, drives and slams.
When Michael came back to the league after his flirtation with double A stickball, he fumbled on his dribble and clanked a few fallaways
Found only net on his classic, silk fallaway