Saturday , Oct , 17 , 2009 Oly Sandor

Kobe Bryant imitates Magic Johnson and ‘The Showtime’ Lakers

During Thursday’s exhibition game versus the Sacramento Kings, Bryant dropped a through-the-leg bounce pass to a trailing Lamar Odom, who finished the play with a convincing one-handed jam. The entire sequence was reminiscent of ‘The Showtime Los Angeles Lakers’, when Magic Johnson used to hit James Worthy, Byron Scott, and numerous other teammates in the open-court with highlight reel dimes …


Kobe Bryant imitates Magic Johnson and 'The Showtime' LakersOn Thursday night, Kobe Bryant took us back to the 1980s.

During Thursday’s exhibition game versus the Sacramento Kings, Bryant dropped a through-the-leg bounce pass to a trailing Lamar Odom, who finished the play with a convincing one-handed jam.

The entire sequence was reminiscent of ‘The Showtime Los Angeles Lakers‘, when Magic Johnson used to hit James Worthy, Byron Scott, and numerous other teammates in the open-court with highlight reel dimes.

Watch NBATV’s Assist of the Night and let us know if Bryant looks a little like the great Magic in the comment box below.

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