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Kobe Bryant joined Jimmy Kimmel the other night. Asked whether or not he 'approved' of the Lakers' last 2 coaches, the answer was, 'no.' But? He hopes they ask for his input on the next one...Follow us on Twitter, Subscribe by Email, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return Home

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