Kobe Sees 'Showtime' in Clippers

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There's a team out there that reminds Kobe Bryant of the "Showtime" Lakers.

The Clippers.


"They're very spectacular. They're fun to watch. There's no question about it," Bryant said Thursday before going a step further. "They have higher jumpers than Showtime, though."

These are the Lakers right now, trying to catch up to their young, fun, fast local rival. They'll play them Friday in a...

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