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Saturday, March 31, 2012
Lakers Late Night Replay vs. New Orleans, plus postgame video

By the Kamenetzky Brothers

Before the game, the Lakers were introduced to Allene Wynn, a 105 year old Lakers fan. Kobe Bryant promised he'd go out and put on a show for her, and he did... though I'm not sure it was the one he intended. Still, it had a happy ending, because though Bryant missed 18 of his first 20 shots, 21 was all net.

Lakers win 88-85 over a bunch of guys wearing New Orleans Hornets uniforms, in a wholly unsatisfying 48 minutes of Saturday afternoon basketball. What followed, however, was a wholly satisfying 21 minutes of Lakers Late Night, in which we talked at length about...
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Bryant, on the game winner, and his outlook on basketball, competition, and more:


More below from Kobe, and Mike Brown.

Kobe on the game, fatigue, and more on the last shot:
Kobe on Allene Wynn:
Brown on Kobe's minutes:
Brown, on the Hornets game: