Here's why dunking on Kobe Bryant is a really bad idea
The Los Angeles Lakers won their second game in a row Thursday night, but it didn't come without an extremely embarrassing moment for Kobe Bryant.
Late in a tight game, Pelicans forward Ryan Anderson caught a pass near the foul line, took one dribble toward the basket and, to the surprise of every single person watching, rose up for a ferocious assault on the rim.
The only player in his way? That's right: Kobe.
But a few seconds later, the Pelicans learned exactly why it's not the smartest decision in the world to show up a man whose nickname is Black Mamba.
The Lakers escaped with a three-point victory, and Anderson left with a story he'll proudly tell his grandchildren 40 years from tonight. But in that narration, there's a good chance the 27-year-old will leave out all the stuff that happened after his dunk.