Found February 17, 2013 on No Guts, No Glory:
You may have forgotten that back in December of 2011, the Lakers and Hornets all but had a deal in place that would have sent Chris Paul to the Lakers to team up with Kobe Bryant. That’s until the deal was vetoed by the NBA. But with all the struggles the Lakers have had since then, you always knew that Kobe Bryant wouldn’t forget. Why? Because the NBA quite possibly may have snatched away chances of a couple more championships away from him. And last night, he admitted as much with a tweet of a picture of his daughter Natalia and Chris Paul’s son Little Chris playing together. At least lil @cp3 and baby Mamba can play together NBA can’t veto this one Ha! twitter.com/kobebryant/sta… — Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) February 17, 2013 Usually we would take a screen-grab of tweets like these in fear that it will be deleted. But something tells us Kobe doesn’t care enough to delete this. The post Kobe Bryant still hasn’t forgiven the NBA for vetoing Chris Paul trade first appeared on No Gut...
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