Lakers Nation Debate: Greatest Kobe Moment Of All-Time
[new_royalslider id=”319″]

Topic: With Kobe Bryant celebrating his 36th birthday this weekend, we wonder what is Kobe’s greatest moment of his career?

Context: As Kobe Bryant heads into the twilight of his career, this has become a time to reflect on everything great that he has done throughout his time in the NBA.

Kobe will go down as one of the greatest players to ever play the game, and he has left the fans with plenty of memories along the way. Lakers fans have been fortunate enough to see Kobe grow up from the young high school kid, to the ruthless competitor who will do whatever it takes to get the victory.

— Think You Know Everything About Kobe Bryant? Take The Ultimate Kobe Quiz! —

The possibilities of Kobe’s greatest moment are endless. Whether it was a clutch shot to win a game, an accomplishment to prove his doubters wrong, or a ridiculous dunk to posterize a defender, Kobe has left fans speechless so many times, it’s hard to separate one particular moment.

At the end of the day, when fans look back at Kobe’s career, what will be the first thing they think of to describe his greatness? That is the question.

Verdict: We went to Twitter to ask our followers, what is your favorite Kobe Bryant moment of all-time? These are some of the responses:

Easily the most split the fans have been on any debate subject, and with good reason. There were a number of other great moments that aren’t on display here, such as his 61 points in the Garden, his dunk over Dwight Howard, or his ridiculous game winner over Dwyane Wade.

Overall, the 81 point game seemed to be the slight favorite amongst the fans. It makes sense as that is something that most people will never witness again in their lifetimes, and everyone remembers where they were when that happened.

— Have You Seen These LIMITED EDITION “All Lin For LA” T-Shirts? —

Two Kobe Bryant moments have always stood out for me. The first is his ridiculous game-clinching shot in the 2010 Western Conference Finals against the Phoenix Suns. After hitting the shot he turned around and patted Suns coach Alvin Gentry. It was the perfect combination of skill and arrogance.

The other one is Kobe making the two free throws after tearing his Achilles. The pain tolerance, grit, and determination that Kobe is famous for was on full display. Many would have left the floor or possibly been carried off, but Kobe blocking everything out to knock down two free throws was near superhuman.


Lakers Coach Byron Scott Talks Nick Young, Kobe, Defense

Please enable Javascript to watch this video

You May Also Like

Lakers News: Luke Walton Hopes LeBron James, Rajon Rondo Practice Sunday But Would Remain Unlikely To Play Vs. Warriors

Just as the Los Angeles Lakers were playing their way toward a signature win this season, a worst-case scenario became a reality when LeBron James suffered…

News and Reactions Following Lakers Loss in Miami

The Lakers lost their first game since the All-Star Break. See what…

Nick Young On D’Angelo Russell Injury: ‘Two Or Three Weeks Is Tough’

Wednesday was not a good night for the Los Angeles Lakers. The team gave up 149 points in a loss to the Golden State Warriors, but the bad news started much earlier as it was announced that point guard D’Angelo Russell will miss at least the next two weeks…

Lakers Reportedly Interested in Mike Brown & The Top NBA News

Top Story Sources say the Los Angeles Lakers are interested in Mike…