In the video above, Kobe Bryant spoke to the media after Los Angeles Lakers practice on Thursday. With all the trade rumors circling around, Bryant was asked about whether he pays attention to the rumor mill:
Most of the time, the ones you hear about are the ones that never happen. The ones you don’t hear about, are the ones that happen.”
With the Lakers facing the Oklahoma City Thunder on Friday, Bryant talks in depth about the mutual respect he has for both Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook. In particular, Bryant is also asked whether he has done any early recruiting with Kevin Durant becoming a free agent in 2016.
Additionally, Bryant is asked whether the Lakers landing star talent could influence whether or not he decides to extend his contract. It’s all in our video above.[divide]
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