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The 36 year old forward was able to beat out enough young players to make the Lakers’ 15 man squad last year, but he will have to prove himself all over again for the 2016-17 season.
Kobe is a Los Angeles icon, and one of the greatest players ever to play this sport, but the reality of the situation is that when the Lakers win their next championship, there is no way Kobe is a part of that team
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“My tendon feels really, really good. I was really lucky,” said Bryant, who was in Manila to promote a product. A video of Bryant’s question and answer session was posted on YouTube.
Rambis, an ESPN analyst, rejoins the team after serving as an assistant coach on and off between 1999 and 2009; he was the lead assistant from 2001-04 and 2005-09. He has eight championship rings as a player, coach and front-office executive.
Lakers vice president Jim Buss told NBA TV on Thursday that Bryant is ahead of schedule in his recovery from the torn Achilles tendon he suffered in April. Buss expects Bryant to play in a preseason game.
Howard has yet to make his decision about whether he intends to re-sign when he becomes a free agent come July 1 or explore opportunities with other teams.