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The guy outscored us by himself for three quarters. Laron Profit: I actually came in for Kobe in the fourth quarter and tore my Achilles.
Phil asked me to go ask Kobe if he wanted to stay in the game and try to get 70 and then come out. I'll get it when it really matters."Kobe Bryant: Brian was mad. " It was something that just rolled off my tongue because I trained extremely hard and the physical tools were there. Phil Jackson, Lakers coach, 1999-2004, 2005-11; current New York Knicks president: I know people in [Los Angeles], particularly, like to see Kobe have a game like that; we all do.Mitch Kupchak, Lakers general manager, 1994-present: Kobe was more than willing to have Phil back on board, and he worked incredibly hard preparing for that season.We had traded Shaquille the previous year, and Kobe had a chance to spread his wings and really just find out in his mind, and our minds, too, where historically he was going to end up.He had hired a guy just to stretch him that year and to show him different ways to do active warm-ups, so he had already done that and lifted weights. When he was done at the track, he had a core workout, and then I met him that night at UC Irvine to get some more shots in. He was always in the facility by himself, working out in the gym or practicing on the court. He was dedicated to being the best player in the world.He's in a full sweat 10 minutes before we're supposed to meet and ready to go. Kobe Bryant: It sounds crazy to say -- at least I think most people would find it to be crazy -- but scoring 81 points wasn't surprising to me.