“Kobe Bryant hit a ridiculous buzzer beater over Ruben Patterson”: When the Lakers legend hit 2 clutch shots to end Portland’s chances at a postseason appearance over the ‘Kobe-stopper’

17 years ago today, Kobe Bryant hit two insane shots from beyond the arc to get a win over the ‘Kobe-Stopper’ and the Portland TrailBlazers.  After having lost to the San Antonio Spurs in the 2003 Playoffs, in a last-ditch effort to keep…