For all you Chicken Little’s out there; especially after a bad loss…
FSN: Asked Thursday night if it wasn’t time for the organization to make a definitive statement that Bryant won’t be traded this season, Jackson replied, flatly:
Why not, your serene highness?
“I think Dr. [Jerry] Buss has stated maybe twice, once this summer and once again this fall, it’s not our intention to trade Kobe,” Jackson said.
“It never has been our intention to trade him. We want him to remain a Laker and that’s the statement that’s predominant. . . . Since this season started one month ago, there has not been one iota of trade talk going on.”