Kobe Bryant’s season ending injury has obviously been┬ádevastating for any chance the Lakers had of making a splash in the post season. And generally speaking, the NBA Playoffs without Kobe Bryant has created a huge void for NBA overall.

Kobe went to the Lakers bench during Sunday’s Game 4 against the Spurs and received the standing O from his fans. Kobe came out directly after Dwight Howard had been ejected from the game.