Found July 21, 2012 on Larry Brown Sports:
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Things in Lakerland appear to be brightening up. Keystone Light connoisseur Steve Nash is now handling the point. It’s apparently still not out of the question for Dwight Howard to join the team. And now Kobe Bryant is lending his support behind the beleaguered Pau Gasol. After a markedly disappointing regular season and playoffs, Gasol became the scapegoat by many for the Lakers’ struggles. And it was Kobe who targeted Gasol with criticism more than once in the postseason. And with trade chatter continuing to surround the Spaniard, the belief was that Kobe was playing at least some part in their existence. But, speaking to reporters in Spain on Team USA’s pre-Olympic exhibition tour, Kobe tried to put to rest the rumors that he and Gasol have some sort of rocky relationship: Kobe, answering a question from a Spanish reporter about Pau’s status with the Lakers: “As long as I’m there, he’s going to be there.” — Brian Mahoney (@briancmahoney) July 21, 2012 A perhaps-relieved ...
2 Comments:
  • I am 68 years old and have been watching KOBE since he started. I told my kids, KOBE is a nice kid with lots of talent. alot of people will miss judge and falsly accuse him during his entire career. the shame is with them not KOBE. I wish all the success and happiness for that kid. He gave us plenty of exciting times during his matches with unforgetable plays. without KOBE the entire NBA is boring. and now he did his last good intention for his buddy PAU.
  • Smart move by Kobe. They will seriously contend for the title and need cohesion going into the season. Barring injury, and this goes for any team, it should be happy time in Lakerland
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