Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 7/6/13
Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol are moving on — together. Moments after Dwight Howard tweeted that he would be signing with the Houston Rockets, his former teammates with the Los Angeles Lakers cut ties in a very 2013 way. Bryant and Gasol unfollowed the center on Twitter. Bryant went one step further by flaunting his bromance with Gasol in an Instagram picture. Bryant tagged the photo “#vamos #juntos #lakercorazon #vino.” The Lakers may not miss Howard much. They finished the 2012-13 season in seventh place in the west with a 45-37 record. They went 41-25 and finished in third in the west in 2011-12 with Andrew Bynum at center. Howard appeared to change his mind multiple times late in the signing process, most notably when it was reported he was 50-50 on the decision to join either the Rockets or Lakers because he had second thoughts about giving up the $30 million more that Los Angeles could offer. Bryant and Gasol don’t seem too torn up about Howard’s decision. Check out Bryant’s Instagram photo below. Photo via Instagram/kobebryant Photo of the Day Does J.P. Arencibia think he’s a shortstop or something? Tweet of the Day Amazing what a difference a year makes. #RedSox get their 54th win on July 5. Took until August 5 last year.— Tim Whelan Jr. (@thattimwhelan) July 06, 2013 Video of the Day Apparently neither one would call “chicken.”

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