Kobe Bryant is finally donning the red, white, and blue. And he recently spoke out about the drama with him and the Lakers that went down earlier this summer. Seems like he’s in real high spirits; good to hear.
ESPN.com: Despite being given numerous chances to clarify his position on his future with the Los Angeles Lakers, Kobe Bryant on Friday declined to bring any clarity to his situation.
Does he still want to be traded? Or does he still want to be a Laker for life?
Whichever is true, Kobe wouldn’t say.
“I understand the interest in the situation, and when the time is right, I’ll be more than happy to answer those questions,” Bryant said after practicing with Team USA on day one of the national team’s three-day minicamp. “Right now we have a lot to accomplish, and I don’t want to detract from that or be a distraction from that.”
Asked when exactly the time will be right, Bryant said he did not know.
“It’s about going forward and handling the situation the right way, and handling it behind closed doors within the walls of the organization, and doing it that way,” said Bryant, who has failed to clarify his position for seven weeks now since going on 1050 ESPN Radio in New York saying he wanted to be traded, then altering his position in subsequent interviews later that same day.