Because after teammate Jordan Clarkson nearly ripped the rim down on a dunk over Phoenix Suns seven-footer Alex Len, Swaggy P needed to be resuscitated.
After the game, Clarkson said the throwdown was inspired by a not-so-politically-correct private comment from teammate Kobe Bryant.
Full Jordan Clarkson quote on his thunderous slam tonight, featuring some unusual advice from Kobe: pic.twitter.com/jV7PHvOEDf
— Baxter Holmes (@BaxterHolmes) January 4, 2016
Way to throw a legend and your teammate under the bus, Jordan.