Kobe Bryant not slowing down

He continued his torrid pace with a 48-point barrage against Phoenix, bad wrist and all

Updated: January 13, 2012, 5:31 PM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- There is a certain blueprint that Mike Brown wants to follow in building the Los Angeles Lakers back into championship contenders.

It's first and foremost about defense.

On the offensive end, Brown promotes court balance, spacing and scoring from the inside out by taking advantage of the Lakers' tremendous size advantage over most of their opponents.

Nowhere in those plans does it call for a 33-year-old Kobe Bryant to go out and score 48 points ...

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