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    Is Kobe Bryant Retiring?

    Inside sources say he said "this is it"

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    This is the Mambas last year

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    It doesn't matter he's a nonfactor

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    Kobe is below avg.

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    He still has a few years in him

    Look at Pierce

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    He's finished because he does not know his role like piere does
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    He'd still be really good if he were healthy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Seaweed View Post
    Inside sources say he said "this is it"
    I remember when you said you were leaving
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    Quote Originally Posted by Seaweed View Post
    He still has a few years in him

    Look at Pierce
    Two different players on the floor

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    Quote Originally Posted by Seaweed View Post
    Inside sources say he said "this is it"
    I hope so.

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    Kobe Bryan's on his last leg -- the upcoming season will be his last in the purple and gold ... according to Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak.

    Kupchak was on SiriusXM NBA radio when he dropped the mild bombshell -- saying that Kobe "has indicated to me that this is it" ... referring to the 2015-16 NBA season. Everyone knew this was the last year of Kobe's Lakers contract, but some fans held out hope he could keep it going for another season.

    But Kupchak said, "There have been no discussions about anything going forward. I don't think there will be. He hasn't indicated that he wants to continue to play."

    It's unclear if he meant retiring from the Lakers -- or from the NBA altogether -- but the GM isn't guaranteeing Kobe will hang 'em up just yet. Kupchak admitted that in a year this could all change.



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    He is an unrestricted free agent next year. Will test the market for highest bidder I'm sure

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    Did he ever tell us how Shaq's ass tastes though?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Seaweed View Post
    Inside sources say he said "this is it"
    It is all a crock of shit...LOL........The organization wants him to quit..which is why they floated the idea of hiring Thibodeau...Byron Scott is Kobe's sock puppet...and getting him out of there might entice Kobe to leave...Lakers trying to send out a message to free agents that Kobe will be gone...but it wont happen...Kobe will guilt trip Jeannie into resigning for another 20 mill....

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    Quote Originally Posted by TwoWays View Post
    He is an unrestricted free agent next year. Will test the market for highest bidder I'm sure
    Very curious to see what the highest bid would be for an ancient Kobe.

    If I was a NBA GM... Max I'd give Kobe would be 6 million. Quite possibly some team might give him as high as 7.5 million. But, just like a poster said above.... Kobe needs to understand his role and he doesn't. Personally... I think Kobe will retire after the season is over. The guy probably would make 6-7.5 million a year in endorsements alone.... right?

    I mean Michael Jordan makes a sh#$ load of money on endorsements.... 100 million if I'm not mistaken? And the dude hasn't played in a very long time. Crazy.

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    Lakers win it all next year.
    Watch.

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    Quote Originally Posted by t-wizzle View Post
    He'd still be really good if he were healthy.
    and if an asian guy were black he would have a big dikk i guess too right?

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    Hopefully seaweed retires from life..

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    If Kobe leaves the Lakers it will only be for Chicago or New York, you can bet on it.

    I'm betting Chicago because when Kobe was last a FA, he almost signed there and now Pau is there and it's the most complete team that could win a championship.

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    Is Kobe Bryant Retiring?

    Come on now, does ttwarrior get laid? He has 2 dates tonight confirmed one of whom is black and he said a little over medium build.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bcatswin View Post
    Is Kobe Bryant Retiring?

    Come on now, does ttwarrior get laid? He has 2 dates tonight confirmed one of whom is black and he said a little over medium build.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheMoneyShot View Post
    Very curious to see what the highest bid would be for an ancient Kobe.

    If I was a NBA GM... Max I'd give Kobe would be 6 million. Quite possibly some team might give him as high as 7.5 million. But, just like a poster said above.... Kobe needs to understand his role and he doesn't. Personally... I think Kobe will retire after the season is over. The guy probably would make 6-7.5 million a year in endorsements alone.... right?

    I mean Michael Jordan makes a sh#$ load of money on endorsements.... 100 million if I'm not mistaken? And the dude hasn't played in a very long time. Crazy.
    Prob around the same in endorsements, think he makes like 31 mil. from them, redic.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dirty Sanchez View Post
    I remember when you said you were leaving
    LOL Yes!!!!!

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    The greatest thing for the lakerborganization is Kolby leaving

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    Mitch Kupchak said that Kobe will not be a factor when they make their #2 pick. “We’re not going to pick a player because he can play with Kobe, likes Kobe or dislikes Kobe,” Kupchak told Los Angeles News Group. “We’re going to pick the player that can have the longest and best career.”

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    Quote Originally Posted by TwoWays View Post
    He is an unrestricted free agent next year. Will test the market for highest bidder I'm sure
    Why would anyone bid?

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    he won't leave before that horrible contract is up. this will be his last year, but he will be on the laker payroll

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    Kobe is the most ignorant player the nba has ever seen. This dummy left 5 rings on the table cause of his selfishness.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lakerboy View Post
    Kobe is the most ignorant player the nba has ever seen. This dummy left 5 rings on the table cause of his selfishness.
    of course

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    Imagine him playing for the Bulls, or better yet the Cavs! Have him come off the bench, play maybe 20 minutes a night, mostly in the second half and let him finish the game. It saves his knees, keeps him fresh, and he gets to be sixth man of the year! I agree he has too much ego to do that but in a perfect world he would snap up that opportunity in a minute.

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    itll be fun with okafor and a healthy randle. If only they had a real point guard

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dirty Sanchez View Post
    Holy fuk this killed me.

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    Sanchez unreal!!


    Kobe is not an impact player anymore so it doesn't matter

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    Quote Originally Posted by klemopixx View Post
    Imagine him playing for the Bulls, or better yet the Cavs! Have him come off the bench, play maybe 20 minutes a night, mostly in the second half and let him finish the game. It saves his knees, keeps him fresh, and he gets to be sixth man of the year! I agree he has too much ego to do that but in a perfect world he would snap up that opportunity in a minute.
    6th man of the year candidates are good players, this rules out Kobe for contention.



    Kobe WAS a great player, top 5 SG all time, but by all metrics he is far below average at this age.

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