During the playoffs, Kobe Bryant becomes intensely focused.
His replies to reporters' questions are abbreviated. His smiles are few and far between. He cares about one thing and one thing only -- and that's winning a championship.
We caught up with him at a recent Lakers practice while he was still relatively loose-lipped, and asked him a variety of questions, including what's part of his playoff preparation and who is the best Black Mamba stopper in the league.