Date: 6/14/2000
Complex Says: Kobe was still hobbling around on a sprained ankle and Shaq had just fouled out. Overtime of Game 4 should've belonged to the Pacers. Kobe decided to have his coming out party instead. No, not that kind. If the Michael Jordan comparisons can be traced back to any single moment, it's this one. As Shaq woefully trudged towards the bench, Kobe calmly reassured him. “I got you.” If that wasn't enough, he repeated it after practically every bucket he drained, none more important than the tip in with six seconds remaining.