Flashback: Kobe’s “Young, Fresh, Talented legs” in 1999 Playoffs

David Astramskas David AstramskasAbout the Author
Aka VincentDa & RedApples fka Expiredpineapples. My alter-ego is a digital-marketing guy in Houston. Won editing awards & created obsolete flash websites that have been featured in mags like Sports Illustrated. Studied film & women at FSU during the golden age of hip-hop. Collects records, laserdiscs, sports memorabilia & toys. Father of 2 daughters that are more athletic and popular on YouTube.

| January 20th, 2012 | 3,359 Views

Flashback to 1999 playoffs in a game where the young Lakers eliminated the veteran Houston cast of Hakeem, Barkley and Pippen.   Derek Harper drops the pass off to a young mini afro wearing Kobe for the explosive dunk.  After the dunk commentator Doug Collins said there’s “no substitute for young, fresh talented legs” but Kobe is showing over a decade later that he might not have those young fresh legs anymore but he has more talent.



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