Kobe Bryant needs 38 points Thursday night to beat out Kevin Durant for the scoring title, and he'll be doing it with the Lakers' backups starting the game. Will this end up helping him?
E_cox310: "Kobe is going to put on a show, especially since he'll be playing with bench players. he'll have to put on a show if they want to win"
thegreatma3: "i guess in this scenario it would be ok for kobe to chuck up 60 shots. he'll make at least 13...and there you go...the scoring champ!"
buffalo_soldier81: "Would it be classy if the kings put all 5 players on Kobe and let the rest of the Lakers score at will? What do they have to lose? "
cwear11: "I think its pretty obvious that they're gonna try to get Kobe the scoring title. I think they said he needs 38 to do so, and if he's starting with the bench, you know that he'll come out taking 50% of the Lakers shots."
swimbikeron: "If he can only shoot 43% with 2 dominant bigs on the floor, how much worse will it be with a bunch of scrubs?"
thejennings3: "Kobe will shoot a minimum of 40 shots tonight, but considering how badly he shoots on most nights he still won't win the scoring title "