Kobe Bryant returned as the LA Lakers squared off with the Toronto Raptors at the Staples Center.
The 35-year-old hadn't played since getting hurt in a home game against Golden State on April the 12th NFL Jerseys Cheap , so that was last season. But he was back after achillies surgery.
After 240 days out, here he comes, bringing the arena to life.
The return of Kobe also boosted the morale of the Lakers. Look at this attack, Kobe to Steve Blake, and to Wesley Johnson, a super slam dunk. The home crowd enjoying that one.
But the Lakers never led www.cheapjerseys2015.com , and Toronto end the first quarter with a shot Kobe himself would have been proud of. Terrence Ross, with a mid-court buzzer-beating three-pointer to move Raptors ahead by ten.
The second quarter saw the home side trim the margin, led by Kobe to Paul Gasol. and back to Kobe with some fake moves bank shot deficit within 4 points.
Kobe looking good. But the Raptors took control of the third quarter, Amir Johnson, who went 14 for 17 and scored a game-high 32 points, put in a two to help the team take a 12-points lead.
And the Raptors spoiled Bryant's big day. His 18th NBA season began with a defeat. Bryant managed 9 points NFL Jerseys From China , four assists, and eight turnovers.
The Lakers sit at 10th at the Western Conference.
For the other matches on Sunday, Lebron James led Miami with 24 points in their victory over Detroit. Dwight Howard, who锛焥 just celebrated his 28th birthday, pushed Houston past Orlando by 10. Kevin Durant scored 36 points to help Oklahoma City overcome Indiana.