We can finally say that Kobe Bryant - AKA Black Mamba - is back. He showed it Tuesday night with a great during the LA Lakers' 114-108 defeat to the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday night.
Kobe was being defended tightly by Suns forward, P.J Tucker. He was able to blow by him, however, and rise up and dunk it home one-handed . The dunk wasn't a spectacular one and probably won't make it on many highlight videos but it was a special one nonetheless.
Kobe has only played one game prior to the clash against the Suns due to a torn achilles. He suffered the injury against the Golden State Warriors in April.
Kobe was able to walk off the court but didn't see any game time for eight months.
Bryant is showing steady improvement since his first game back against the Toronto Raptors. Yes, it has only been one game but Kobe dropped 11 more points and turned the ball over on five less occasions this time around.
Unfortunately for the Lakers, they weren't able to take the win over the Suns and it takes their win percentage to under 500 with 10 wins from their 21 games.
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