Kobe is done. He can't penetrate, he is putting up points purely by virtue of chucking his team out of games. Nothing but contested fades all game long. If the refs stopped babying him (no one draws more non-contact fouls on jump shots than Kobe... infact no one BUT Kobe gets those calls on a regular basis) he would be scoring even less. I know a lot of Laker fans and their takes are in extremes. One set is myserable... those are the people who recognize Kobe for the chucking cancer that he is, the others are happy Kobe is "back in form" but but bummed that a "great" Kobe season is getting wasted. The only bummer of it all is the Suns have a stake in the Lakers not being extremely horrible.