Lakers News And Rumors Recap: Kobe Officially Ruled Out For Season

The Lakers officially announced that Kobe Bryant will be out for the remainder of the season on Wednesday afternoon. With the Lakers struggling, there was no rush for the Lakers to bring back the five-time champion this season. Bryant took some time Wednesday to talk to the media about his outlook and what he expects from the Lakers front office this off-season. Although the Lakers will have a high pick in the draft, many people expect the Lakers to go through a rebuilding phase, which Bryant revealed he wants no part of as he wants the Lakers to contend as soon as possible.

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Bryant and the Lakers appear ready to put this season behind them and prepare for a better future. The Lakers front office will definitely have some compelling decisions and matters to take care of in the off-season to get the Lakers back to their winning ways.

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Lakers News

Lakers News: Kobe Bryant’s Injury Status Paints Bleak Picture Of Future In LA – BleacherReport

Kobe Bryant Out For Season, Los Angeles Lakers Announce – USA Today

Kobe Finally Proving To Be Human – ESPN LA

Magic Johnson Calls For Lakers To Hire Phil Jackson To Keep Him Away From Knicks – NY Daily News

Magic Johnson Ends Cease-Fire, Questions Lakers’ Leadership – LA Times

Lakers Mute As Phil Jackson Reportedly Heads To Knicks – NBC Southern California

NBA News

Carmelo: Jackson ‘Coming On Board’ With Knicks – Yahoo!

Commish: Tanking Doesn’t Exist – ESPN

Steve Kerr confirms His Interest in Coaching, Understands Speculation That He Will Join Phil- ProBasketballTalk

Eric Bledsoe Back From Knee Surgery – ESPN

Prospect Watch: Which Players Have Hurt Their Draft Stock The Most? – Sports Illustrated
Kobe Bryant On Change THIS Summer, Jim and Jeanie Buss, Coaching Staff

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