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For most great players it’s hard for them to admit when the end is near. However, for Kobe Bryant he seems to have come to grips that he’s on borrowed time and that father time is slowly approaching his door step.
In an interview with the Los Angeles Times, Kobe said he knows he’s probably going to play one more year and then hang it up.
“Realistically I have only one year left, so I’m trying to enjoy myself.”
Kobe is playing at an incredibly high level at this stage in his career, averaging 27 points, 5 assist and 5 rebounds and shooting 46% from the field, something he’s only done 6 times in his 17 years in the league. Kobe has been more efficient and become a willing passer in hopes of keeping the Lakers in a position to make the playoffs.
I’ll believe Kobe will retire when basketball season comes around and he’s not suiting up. He says he doesn’t want to be the guy that is hanging on too long, playing as his skills diminish, but what should make us believe that his competitiveness is going to allow him to retire knowing he can still put up 20 points a game?
Kobe will retire some day, I just don’t believe that day is one year from now.
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NBA superstar Kobe Bryant posterized Brooklyn Nets defenders Gerald Williams and Kris Humphries with a huge slam dunk down the stretch of Tuesday night's L.A. Lakers road game at the Barclays Center.
Bryant's dunk brought the fans to their feet and even had them chanting "MVP!" down the stretch of the Lakers' 92-83 victory.
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Check out Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant rising high in the fourth quarter against the Brooklyn Nets and throwing down a massive dunk over Kris Humphries and Gerald Wallace:
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Kobe Bryant baptized Brooklyn with a monster throwdown over Gerald Wallace and Kris Humphries during the Lakers win vs. the Nets Tuesday:
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