A triple-double performance from Kobe Bryant both helped etch his name into the NBA’s record books and carry the Lakers to a much needed victory Sunday night.
Bryant tallied 31 points, 12 assists and 11 rebounds, becoming the first player in league history to record 30,000 career points and 6,000 career assists in the process, but Los Angeles still needed an overtime session to get the victory over the short-handed Raptors.
The entire season has seemingly been an uphill battle for Bryant, as he has been able to lead the league in scoring, averaging 26.6 points a game, but has needed 23 shots a night to get there.
While Bryant has produced for Los Angeles, the team still has a 4-13 record, the worst in the Western Conference.
In our latest podcast, we examine Bryant’s performance Sunday night, the hot shooting of Stephen Curry, explain how an entire franchise has been toxic for fantasy owners this year and advise fantasy owners how to handle the absence of DeMar DeRozan.