Reuters - Sports - This was Hollywood East, and with chants of "M-V-P" booming in his ears Thursday night from what should have been a hostile crowd, Kobe Bryant took center stage in one of the command performances of his 20-year NBA career.Perhaps playing on the New Orleans stage for the last time, Bryant nailed three long-range jumpers in the final six minutes and scored 12 of the Lakers' final 14 points for a team-high 27 that powered the Los Angeles Lakers to a 99-96 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans at th