Found March 01, 2012 on That NBA Lottery Pick:

When you talk about the greatest players in the history of the NBA, Kobe Bryant has to be near the top of the list but what does the man himself think about it.

This clip came from a summer exhibition match a couple months back where Kobe appears to say that he is second to only Wilt Chamberlain:

(Courtesy of Sports Grid)

Kobe Bryant may play against Minnesota

Its still possible Kobe Bryant could play Wednesday night against the Minnesota Timberwolves. He has remained symptom-free for a concussion since Tuesday afternoon after a neurologist said he sustained the head injury Sunday during the 2012 NBA All-Star Game, said Lakers spokesman John Black. Since then, Bryant has passed neurological, bicycle, Axon and treadmill tests. Around noon...

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It's been almost five years since the Los Angeles Lakers lost to the Minnesota Timberwolves. If they are to continue their dominance in the series, the Lakers might need to do it without Kobe Bryant. There's also a chance the Timberwolves could be without their best player in this contest. A broken nose and concussion could keep Bryant out Wednesday night when the Lakers...

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Kobe Bryant cleared to play

Kobe Bryant has been cleared to play Wednesday night against the Minnesota Timberwolves, according to the team.

Banged-up Kobe nets 31 to spark Lakers

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Super Kobe comes through again for Lakers

LOS ANGELES - If Nick Fury was really looking to add another superhero to his S.H.I.E.L.D. organization as they gather once again to bring the world back from the brink of disaster, he could have actively recruit The Masked Mambaaka Kobe Bryant of the L.A.K.E.R.S.. Actually, if "The Avengers" were anything more than a celluloid and comic book fantasy, Bryant is probably...

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Due to their nasal injuries, not with their playing abilities. Don't jump to conclusions so quickly. [Follow me @TravisHouser]

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant could be excused for harboring a little grudge after Dwyane Wade broke his nose and gave him a concussion with a hard foul in the All-Star game, of all places. Instead, Bryant professes nothing but love for his fellow U.S. Olympian, even when the ...

Kobe Or LeBron? Okay, How About In A Mask?

As I’m sure you’ve heard, Kobe Bryant wore a mask to protect his broken nose during last night’s Laker game.  You may recall that a young LeBron James also rocked one about seven years ago after Dikembe Mutombo’s elbow collided cheek bone.  Upon learning that Kobe would be wearing the mask, I jokingly tweeted that we could now have a debate as to who’s the better mask...

Wade: I apologized to Bryant for foul (AP)

Dwyane Wade says he apologized to Kobe Bryant during Sunday's All-Star Game after seeing he had drawn blood with a hard foul against the Los Angeles Lakers' star. Wade says he also sent Bryant a message, saying he did not intend to cause injury. The Lakers say Bryant broke his nose on the play when he tried to drive around Wade near the basket and was fouled by the Heat guard.
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