On Friday, the Los Angeles Hindenburgs Lakers actually hung tight with a Kevin Durant-less Oklahoma City Thunder squad. Down 104-103 in the waning seconds, the Lakers were cued up for a Kobe Bryant game-winning shot attempt. Despite getting a solid look from the left elbow, Bryant's shot was just off the mark. We all knew that shot was coming, but that didn't make it hurt any less for Jeremy Lin:

If Lin's body, covered in black paint, gets discovered buried underneath Staples Center next to the remains of Smush Parker's NBA career, we'll have only him to blame for daring to call out the Mamba.

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