The victory came just two days after Kobe Bryant blasted his teammates for being “soft like Charmin” and challenged Jeremy Lin saying “this m—–f—– don’t got s—.”
Lin scored 14 points to go along with 8 assists in 30 minutes of play.
I’m proud of the way Jeremy played and Nick Young in particular,” said Bryant after the game to ESPN.
Young scored the game winning three in overtime to give the Lakers the victory.
Bryant shot less than 33 percent from the field on 7 of 22. Sportige reported the Lakers won because Bryant passed the ball to his teammates. He had 9 assists. You can hear Bryant’s comments after the game about this week’s tirade along with the game highlights in the clips below from ESPN.