Kobe Bryant will be present to persuade Dwight Howard in the Lakers free agency meeting on Tuesday, the final meeting before the center makes his decision on where to play next season.
Kobe speaks to Mike Trudell of Lakers.com on Dwight’s decision to stay in LA or play elsewhere:
Bryant: It has to be his decision. The last thing you want to do is convince a person that they want to be here. If you have to convince them when challenges or adversity comes up next season, it’s very easy to say, ‘Well they had to convince me to be here anyway, I really didn’t want to be here, I’d rather be (somewhere else) but they sold me on it.’ You want it to be his decision. When it’s something that’s rooted inside of him, it’s something he champions. I just want to be there to assist his decision.
According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports:
Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant plans to be part of the presentation on Tuesday to convince free-agent center Dwight Howard to re-sign with the franch...