Kobe Bryant is still getting his legs under him as he works his way back into shape after missing time since last December, but the Black Mamba delivered his first dunk since returning. Yes, you read that right. He dunked. The Lakers may have lost, but Kobe came out firing in his second game back since being sidelined with a knee fracture last season.
Sure, he didn't have the kind of lift he did in his younger slam dunk championship days, but we'll take what we can get at this point in his career.
Observe the elder snake in its natural habitat:
He was also hitting ridiculous fallaway shots through the first half. It's as if he was never gone, picking right up from where he left off at the end of the '12-13 season:
It never gets old watching Kobe drain shots no man has any business making. The biggest takeaway from the preseason thus far is Kobe Bryant will still be fun to watch on a nightly basis.