The Los Angeles Lakers are back in the NBA Finals, looking for trophy #15. It’s a convincing run these Lakers have put together, culminating in a come from behind win to knock the Spurs out in five games. Kobe Bryant, always the sparkplug for Phil Jackson, led the Lakers with 39 points. 17 of those came at crunch tme in the 4th quarter. The Lakers are back and looking like the teams of old.