Found March 28, 2013 on FatManWriting:
Everything appeared to be on track for the Lakers finally; they were winning, they were back above .500, they were in playoff position--all was almost good in the Los Angeles. Then Kobe Bryant goes down, and now Metta World Peace is out. Luckily Kobe is back and appears to be okay. The team stopped a 3-game slide by winning a high scoring affair with the Minnesota Timberwolves Wednesday night, 120-117. Kobe Bryant looked absolutely fine scoring 31 points, and making some of them look almost effortless like in the video. Now can he do that enough to will the Lakers into the post season? That remains to be seen...
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