1. there existed a Kobe Bryant on the 4th of December, 2009 at the Staples Center, LA. (personal favorite, game-wise)
2. there existed a Kobe Bryant on the 16th of December, 2009 at the Bradley Arena, Milwaukee.
3. there existed a Kobe Bryant on the 1st of January, 2010 at the Staples Center, LA to wish all his fans a very happy New Year.
And two more :-
4. there existed a Kobe Bryant on the 31st of January, 2010 at the TD Banknorth Garrden, Boston(personal favourite, emotionally)
5. there existed a Kobe Bryant on the 23rd of February, 2010 at the Pyramid Arena, Memph
#1. - 'That was so well defended by Miami, but that was just Greatness Personified' - Jeff van Gundy
#2. - 'we are all watching a champion prove himself'
#3. - 'The look on the coach's face tells you how good the shot was.'
#4. - 'He is a man for the big games, and he knows how it hurt him a couple of seasons ago'.
#5. - Kobe returns to action to burn the Grizzles.
For beauty's sake -
March 5th, 2010, Time Warner Arena, Charlotte - 'HE displayed pure magic! Reminds us
of the Kobe we saw over Battier and Yao last May. (Love you, Kevin Harlan, for that great work in the commentary box that evening :-) )
November 22nd, 2009, The Staple Center, LA - 'Give me a break! Welcome to the circus' - behind the board basket of highest precision, best one of the season.