Originally written on Larry Brown Sports  |  Last updated 10/21/14
Kobe Bryant took a shot at Mark Cuban after his Los Angeles Lakers won in Dallas Sunday 103-99, sending a succinct yet powerful tweet: Amnesty THAT — Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) February 24, 2013 Bryant isn’t always efficient on the court, but he sure as heck was with that tweet. Two words, one sick burn. Bryant’s tweet came in response to Cuban saying on Friday that the new salary cap rules are so harsh that the Lakers theoretically could consider releasing Kobe via the amnesty provision. The Lakers were upset with the Mavericks owner for making the remarks, while Kobe responded that Cuban was saying that so he could slyly pick up Kobe if he became available. Cuban defended his comments by saying they were just hypothetical, though he did admit that he would never do it with Dirk Nowitzki, who has a similar meaning to the Mavericks as a franchise player and champion. Clearly the remarks stuck in Bryant’s mind and motivated him Sunday. He went off for 38 points, 12 rebounds, and 7 a...
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