Utah Jazz v Los Angeles Lakers

By January 2, 2012 9:18 am ET

LOS ANGELES, CA – DECEMBER 27: Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers gestures during the game against the Utah Jazz at Staples Center on December 27, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. The Lakers won 96-71. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)