Officially going to a level all his own, Kobe Bryant got his fifth title Thursday night, even if it came the hard way, with the game's greatest clutch player showing the pressure for the first time in his career.
The Celtics defeated Kobe Bryant in Game 5 of the NBA Finals, 92-86.
Several other Lakers attended.
It’s been an NBA story for almost as long as there’s been an NBA: the team in white, playing on the home parquet in... more ››
The question has hung over the series like the feel of seven Long Island Iced Teas the morning after: When is Kobe Bryant going to have a Kobe Bryant game?
He finally had it in Game 5. And he left the TD Garden -- and Boston --... more ››