14. Kobe Bryant: The Takeover

Date: 6/14/2000

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, but Bryant wasn't to be denied. If the Michael Jordan comparisons can be traced back to any single moment, it's this one. As Shaq trudged back 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