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GIF: Kobe Bryant Unties Danilo Gallinari's Shoes

With the Los Angeles Lakers currently leading the Denver Nuggets by double digits in the decisive Game 7 of the First Round of the 2012 NBA Playoffs, SG Kobe Bryant added insult to injury.

In the third period, with the Lakers starting to pull away, Bryant drove to the net and feigned SF Danilo Gallinari into a massive misdirection -- a moment captured by the SB Nation GIF crew:


With a pump-fake pass to his left, Bryant pulled Gallinari out of the lane and into the history books:


With time expiring in the third quarter, the Nuggets have reduced the double-digit deficit to just 5 points, led primarily by PG Ty Lawson who sports an impressive 24 points and 4 assists on the day.

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