Lakers guard Kobe Bryant may be 32-years-old and in his 15th NBA season, but by no means has he even begun to fall off the map.
Bryant is the current NBA leader in points per 48 minutes, and he received the most All-Star votes of any NBA player this season.
The Lakers are the two-time defending NBA champions and have their standards set high to win a third title in a row this season.
However, this season has had it ups and downs, as the Lakers have shown flashes of brilliance, as well as signs of weakness.
Throughout the Lakers first 57 games of the season, Bryant has had a variety of opinions regarding the teams' play, as well as the inconsistencies that the Lakers have endured.
Here are the top 20 quotes from Kobe Bryant through the first half of the season, and by first half we mean up until the All-Star break.