Not so many months ago, there was a moment, or maybe even a few minutes, where Kobe Bryant seemed to lose faith.
It was May again. Too early for any Los Angeles Lakers season to be ending. Too soon for Bryant to have enough time in the postgame locker room to find the perspective he needed to swallow another second-round playoff exit, then live with it for the next few months.
And so up on the stage, with cameras rolling for all the world to see, Bryant revealed his concerns.