"I don't really have time to think about history right now," Collins said before the game.
With the Lakers down to just five players, Robert Sacre's sixth foul meant he had to keep playing.
The Black Mamba is coming back.
He's been a lifelong supporter of Miami's basketball team since oh, this week.
Have you ever wanted to see inside Kobe... Oh wait. No. Not like that. (Warning: Graphic.)
When life imitates GIFs. Even better because it's at the expense of the Lakers.
Pity poor Matt Bonner.
Another disappointment for the Lakers.
How fitting that it all comes down to a single game (against Jeremy Lin) for the league's most melodramatic squad.
Kobe Bryant went down with a "probable torn Achilles."
Phil is the Zen Master. He is not the English master.
These have to be a joke.
Kobe's laughter was clearly covering up the fact that he wanted to murder Kimmel on the spot.
This is the work of a brave soul.
I think someone might be losing his mind.
Kobe Bryant told an interviewer that the Lakers "will make the playoffs." They probably won't, but this is what they'd have to do to get in.
The weirdest story you'll ever hear about Metta World Peace.... today.
After months spent battling cancer, the 79-year-old Lakers owner passed away this morning.
Don't cross Will.
Including Andrea Bargnani as an object in a fantasy novel.
Kobe Bryant is the Weirdest Human.
The man, the myth, the weirdo.
Kobe Bryant is a wizard. No 34-year-old should be able to do this.
Antawn, Antwan, Jeff: what's the difference, right?
The Association is about to hit the home stretch of another strong season; here are the year's best stories so far.
"It's okay, guys, the real season doesn't start until February."
This is about as awkward as Twitter exchanges can get.
As the Lakers' season rapidly unravels, Kobe Bryant has turned his young Twitter into a completely bizarre exercise in trying to seem like an actual human.
12 surefire strategies.
Too gross. Way too gross.
The Lakers continue to spin out of control.
#mambatweets for life.
Kobe Bryant explains why.
This is why the Internet was made.
Three pieces of evidence that indicate Dwight Howard's Lakers teammates might actually rejoice if he left for another team.
Amar'e Stoudemire was like, "YOU CAN'T SEE ME," and then Steve Nash was like, "OH GAWD, HI."
What more can you want?
Pau Gasol cements his legacy as the Likable Laker, Kobe remains a dick.
This week Kobe Bryant became the fifth player in NBA history to score 30,000 points in his career.
Last night the Lakers lost to the Houston Rockets, and Houston's radio announcer made the best call of the year.
After the Lakers' Sunday night loss to the Magic, Kobe once again took the opportunity to talk to reporters about his teammate, Pau Gasol.
Dwight is the worst.
Joey's got moves.
The world's first (and last) watch/cell phone.
There are cheerleaders, and then there are peerleaders: the players whose main job is to sit on the bench and celebrate. Robert Sacre is an All-Star peerleader.
I've never wanted a nickname to catch on more.