Is this fur-collared jacket, worn by Kobe Bryant as he strode into Staples Center ahead of his Christmas Day sitdown with the New York Knicks, ridiculous? Yes. But you already knew that.

With an experienced (old) roster and an offensive genius at the helm, the Los Angeles Lakers have all of the ingredients needed to make a horrendous defensive club. And those defensive deficiencies were on full display during the team's 126-114 loss to

Kobe Bryant is the proud owner of five championship rings, two Finals MVP trophies and one league MVP award—given his incredible prowess as a scorer, occasional set up man and closer. As the pressure mounts, so does Bryant's game as he looks to take

Kobe also recently said on his Facebook page that he might be on Instagram soon. The world really might be ending after all. Also, the picture above is Kobe's avatar. Buckle up. Share on Facebook. Share on Twitter

Kobe Bryant has only recently begun to embrace social media, posting somewhat regularly on his Facebook account over the last year. Recently, the Lakers all-star guard hinted that he'd start a Twitter account. Perhaps in a test run, Bryant commandeered