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

Published on January 20th, 2012 by Astramskas, David | 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.



About the Author

David Astramskas,

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.

Back to Top ↑