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Metta World Peace will likely hear from several people who wish he was staying with the Los Angeles Lakers. It must be extra nice that one of them is team star Kobe Bryant.
Bryant used his still-shaky Twitter skills Monday night to comment on the reports that World Peace’s contract is going to be the target of the Lakers’ amnesty provision as the team looks to get under the luxury tax. He said he would have kept World Peace and reminded everyone of World Peace’s role in the Lakers’ recent championship runs.
Check out Bryant’s thoughts in the tweets below.
Personally I'd keep Metta and make a run with the unit we have and just add a few pieces #keepthepeace #lakersstilldeciding— Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) July 09, 2013
No game 7 win without Metta! This is a tough day for laker nation #misspeace #newcbacasualty— Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) July 09, 2013
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No game 7 win without Metta! This is a tough day for laker nation #misspeace #newcbacasualty
— Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) July 9, 2013
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