Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Kevin Durant on idea stars wouldn’t want to play with Kobe Bryant: ‘That’s bulls—‘

Kobe Bryant is the most polarizing player in the game.

He is unquestionably one of its all-time greats, yet the way he’s gone about his business throughout a Hall of Fame career that’s now in its 18th season has rubbed plenty of people the wrong way — and that includes those that are supposed to be objective in writing about him as a function of their profession.

Bryant was the subject of what can only be described as a hit piece earlier this season by the largest sports media outlet in the nation, in which anonymous sources called out players by name who supposedly refused to consider Los Angeles as a free agent destination while Kobe was still a member of the storied Lakers franchise.