Originally posted on No Guts, No Glory  |  Last updated 5/1/13
After a tumultuous season that ended injury and having watch the Lakers get swept out of the playoffs, Kobe Bryant has had some time to think about what he wants next season. And despite most people believing that what Kobe Bryant wants next season is Dwight Howard as far away from the Lakers as he can get, Bryant seems to singing another tune.According to Marc Spears of Yahoo! Sports, Bryant not only wants Howard back, he wants the entire core from this season’s team back. A core of players that led the Lakers to an eighth seed in the Western Conference.LOS ANGELES – Kobe Bryant wants Dwight Howard and Pau Gasol back with the Los Angeles Lakers next season. He says he “would really love” to see that happen and believes there will be a title reward in the end.“I’m sure I’ll talk to Jimmy and I’m sure I’ll talk to Jeanie as well, the Buss family, and figure out what we need to do,” Bryant told reporters Tuesday. “It’s obviously a lot on the table for them with the [financial] penalties
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