Kobe Bryant says he was ready to call a timeout when the ball just barely missed going in for the Bobcats at the buzzer. The Lakers took the game 101-100 Friday night.
Lakers star says he's feeling better though he has lost weight since returning to action, and that the Lakers have what it takes to get tougher on defense.
Fans on Figueroa: We went to Staples Center to ask Lakers fans what they expected Kobe Bryant to play like when he returned. Here's what they had to say.
The Highlight: Nick Young's amazing shot to beat the clock is the Lakers highlight of the week. The play is a reminder that the shot clock is the most important invention in the history of the NBA. Let's see how quickly we can explain how it came about.