Ranking Kobe Bryant's 10 Greatest Game-Winners
- We make our best attempts to bring an ordered compilation of the very best shots buried by the Black Mamba in clutch time.
#9 vs the Toronto Raptors, regular season 2009-10, 9th March 2010
Unfortunately for the Toronto Raptors, some of Kobe's all-time great games came against the expansion team. This game played at the Staples Center was no exception, as the Lakers marched to the 47th win of their season on the back of Kobe's 32-point game.
The game went down to the wire, as the Lakers inbounded the ball to Pau Gasol with 9.5 seconds of game time left. Gasol faked a pass to Lamar Odom before setting Kobe up at the 3-point line with Antoine Wright all over him in the triple threat position.
By the time Kobe moved right and bounced his first dribble, Andrea Bargnani joined forces with Wright to double-team the Mamba. It was all to no avail as Kobe splashed the baseline jumper in both their faces to give the Lakers another W.
Published 19 Mar 2018, 20:03 IST