Lavoy Allen

Former Lakers applaud Kobe Bryant

Former Lakers applaud Kobe Bryant

The reviews trickled in quickly, the comparisons between Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant forgotten for one brief period of time. Bryant passed Jordan on Sunday for third on the NBA's all-time scoring list, an accomplishment that overshadowed the Lakers' 100-94 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves. "Laker fans we've been so blessed to watch Kobe Bryant, one of the top 5 or 6 best players ever, play in a Lakers uniform!" Magic Johnson said on Twitter. "Just like we've never seen another player like Michael Jordan, we will never see another player like Kobe Bryant!" Pau Gasol was similarly excited, saying he was "so proud" of his...