From Shaq to Smush Parker, former teammates airing out their feuds with Kobe Bryant has become somewhat of a regular occurrence. On Tuesday it was Samaki Walker’s turn. Walker, who played with Kobe on the Lakers in 2001-02 and 2002-03, went on CBSSports’ Brown and Scoop podcast to share a wild story of Kobe punching him in the face over a $100 debt back in February of 2002...
When you make a bet with somebody and lose, you better be willing to pay up, especially if that someone is NBA legend Kobe Bryant. Former Los Angeles Laker Samaki Walker learned that the hard way. Walker joined the Brown and Scoop show to talk about his career in the NBA and his time with the Lakers. He brought up a story of how he, Bryant, and the rest of the team made bets shooting...
Former Los Angeles Lakers forward Samaki Walker was once punched in the face by Kobe Bryant. When the incident took place in 2002, then-coach Phil Jackson downplayed it. “It’s just kid’s play, it’s juvenile stuff,” Jackson said at the time. “This is an isolated incident. To be honest, I didn’t feel it was of any importance, but there was a noticeable mark on Samaki...
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