by Marcel Mutoni@marcel_mutoni

It’s as though the man never left.

After taking five games off to rest his ankle (and other beaten down body parts), Kobe was back last night and doing what he does best: saving his team at crunch time (Bryant scored the Lakers’ final nine points in Memphis.)

Your boy Myles Brown said it best on Twitter, after Bryant delivered yet another round of late-game heroics: “Yawn.”