• Heel turn: Kobe Bryant says that if he’d gone to college, he’d have chosen North Carolina, not Duke

    Summary of 3 articles · Updated Aug 16, 2013
    Kobe Bryant isn't sure he'll be ready to play when the Los Angeles Lakers open the season on Oct. It's long been taken as an article of faith that, had Kobe Bryant not elected to turn pro straight out of high school, he would have traveled south from Lower Merion High School in the suburbs of Philadelphia to Durham, N.C., to enroll at Duke University and join up with Mike Krzyzewski's squad. Bryant made his comments to late night host Jimmy Kimmel during "Kobe Up Close,'' a one-on-one conversation with the NBA superstar on Thursday night at Nokia Theatre across from Staples Center. In keeping with the reason for the event, Kimmel asked, "If there was only one homeless person in the world, would you be happy if it was Dwight Howard?''
    Source: yahoo.com
    • Kobe not sure he'll be ready for Lakers' opener

      LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Kobe Bryant isn't sure he'll be ready to play when the Los Angeles Lakers open the season on Oct. 29, although he remains ahead of schedule in rehabbing his surgically repaired Achilles' tendon.
      Source: CNNSI.com
    • Kobe Bryant Talks Shaq, Dwight, UNC Over Duke, CP3 Trade & When He’ll Return Next Season

      Kobe Bryant was at the Nokia Theatre last night as part of an hour-long “Kobe Up Close Hosted By Jimmy Kimmel” event to raise money for the Kobe Vanessa Bryant Family Foundation (KVBFF) in order to fight homelessness. During the hour-long interview Kobe…
      Source: dimemag.com

Related Articles

Related Teams

Clippers News and Rumors
Lakers News and Rumors