Kobe Bryant notches second triple-double of the year in win over Nuggets
Kobe Bryant can still do things when he’s in the mood, and he was in the mood Tuesday night, unleashing a triple-double of 23 points, 11 rebounds, and 11 assists in a Lakers road win over the Nuggets. It was Bryant’s second triple-double of the year, the first coming on November 30 against the Raptors. It’s as if he has to hit an assists and rebounds quota each month and just crams it all in at the end.
Tuesday’s effort featured one of Kobe’s prettiest plays of the season, this slick no-look assist (number 11) to Ed Davis:
Bryant reached the triple-double mark with an offensive rebound late in the fourth quarter, only to add another one before the final buzzer. It was his second game back after a three-game rest around Christmas.
Nicely done, Kobe! You can smile now!
Or like, do anything. Move your head a little just so we know you’re happy you got a triple-double. Or that you’re still alive.