Originally posted on Fox Sports West  |  Last updated 12/19/12
LOS ANGELES History was made and a bit of redemption was gained forLaker failings of the past at Staples Center on Tuesday night. Kobe Bryant, 34, set an NBA record by being the oldestplayer in NBA history to score 30 or more points in seven consecutive games asthe Lakers squeaked out a 101-100 win over the Charlotte Bobcats. During the defeat, the Bobcats Gerald Henderson Jr. experiencedfirst-hand the meaning of The sins of the father will be visited upon theson.Trailing by one with four seconds left, Henderson, whoscored 19, had an uncontested layup that would have won it for Charlotte. Butthe ball rolled oh-so-slowly around the rim and fell off. The Bobcatsrebounded, but Ben Gordons desperation 3-point attempt missed and the Lakers wontheir third in a row, while the Bobcats suffered a 12th consecutive loss.Where does the elder Henderson fit in all of this?In the 1984 Finals, the Lakers led the Boston Celtics andGerald Henderson Sr. 1-0 in the series and were ahead 113-111 with ...
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