"It’s about us winning the game; that’s our focus," Clippers Coach
Bryant is 6-9 in Christmas games, and has scored an
The Lakers (5-24) are in the cellar of the Western Conference, though Bryant has been putting on a show as of late, averaging 23.8 points on 46.2% shooting over the team's last five games.
The Clippers (16-13) have dropped to fifth place in the Western Conference after losing their last three games.
Rivers said Friday's game will be special because it features two future Hall of Famers in Bryant and
"We're going through this golden age right now, with not just Kobe, but with