Last time, the Lakers went to New Orleans, Kobe Bryant had the Hornets so discombobulated they were defending the wrong basket. On Tuesday night, they allowed Kobe Bryant to score 13 consecutive points en route to a 23 point fourth quarter. Bryant has been a magician pulling Ws out of a hat all year. However, he can't a championship without better assistants. We're looking at you, Gasol, Howard and Nash.