Commentary

Hollinger's Gems: March 12, 2009

Kobe makes Rockets pay, Sloan's pregame habits, D-Wade closing gap on LeBron

Originally Published: March 10, 2009
By John Hollinger | ESPN.com


1. It's hard to come up with a more spectacular finish to a game than the final 4:13 Kobe Bryant put together against Houston on Wednesday night. Through the first 43-plus minutes, Bryant had a relatively mundane outing, needing 19 shot tries (including one during which he was fouled) to generate 19 points.