Christmas With Kobe Bryant, Featuring LeBron James and Shaq

December 16th, 2009 by Dannie Haynes Leave a reply »
With the much anticipated battle of MVP’s, Christmas looks to be one of the best nights to catch a classic in the making. Surely when LeBron and Co. Head into the Staples Center, they can be sure to find an arena full of Christmas cheer. Just don’t be surprised if they find a lump of coal in their stockings too.

Yes the epic “LeBron Vs. Kobe” matchup is the highlight of Christmas, right between watching “A Christmas Story” for the 500th time and seeing your parents pass out during the one time of year they drink. With Kobe showing the world he’s not human by scoring a season high 42 points with a broken finger in his shooting hand, this one’s surely to be a sign of things to come.

This also marks the first time Shaq takes on Kobe since O’Neal became a Cavalier, hoping to complete his trifecta of winning rings with the three best players on the planet. The Lakers will be counting on their twin towers of Gasol and Bynum to patrol the paint, while Ron Artest will attempt to play the role of Scrooge on LeBron.

It looks like the only thing that may hinder this game is timing. The 5pm eastern start time coincides directly with typical ...

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