Game 1, 2001 Western Conference Finals
This excellent performance lead to
in a string of great wins for the Lakers as they lead the play-offs with a 15-1 record.
Kobe scored 45 points in the 104-90 win in game 1
December 20, 2005 vs. Dallas
Kobe was on fire against the Dallas Mavericks in 2005, scoring 62 points in 33 minutes of play time.
He sat out the fourth quarter with a job well done.