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Lakers parade: MVP Kobe Bryant excites crowd at Coliseum

June 17, 2009 |  1:10 pm


Before he was introduced, the chant went up, "MVP... MVP... MVP." It was easy to figure out who it was for, Kobe Bryant. Bryant leaped to the front of the pack. Bryant hopped and hopped and hopped around. He let out a loud roar, his mouth open wide. The crowd went into a frenzy.

-- Broderick Turner at the Coliseum

Lakers teammates Pau Gasol and Kobe Bryant bump Wednesday, June 17, 2009, during a victory celebration for the NBA champs at the Los Angeles Coliseum. Luis Sinco / LA Times