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No Guts, No Glory:
According to Kobe Bryant, it’s perfectly fine for him not to be a happy camper about the Lakers’ 0-2 start. But as for the rest you, it’s not.
You are not allowed to analyze or criticize the first two games of the Lakers’ season. And if you do, Bryant has these poignant words for you, amongst others: “Shut up and let us work.”
Oh and just for good measure, he doesn’t understand why you‘re being “so stupid now” either.
And just in case you prefer to be chastised in print by Kobe, here is the full transcript of his comments:
I just … I don’t understand … the city here … for me not trying to bite my tongue and not calling them dumb, which I kinda just did.
They’ve seen us win multiple championships here, playing an offense that was tough to learn, that was a sequence of options that weren’t set plays that took five guys being on the same page of working together.
They know how that stuff works, so for them to be so stupid now.
They say, ‘Well, let Steve [Nash] dribble the bal
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