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Kobe Bryant sat down with former teammate Gary Payton for a quick 1-on-1 on FOX Sports Live. Payton asked Kobe everything from his health, his contract extension, to the Clippers and ended with a rapid fire of who Kobe thinks is the best in the league… None of us should be surprised by his answer…

Kobe’s return to the court is still up in the air, but ESPN’s Dave McMenamin tweeted earlier that his comeback just days away:

With Kobe ruling himself out for Friday’s matchup against the Kings in Sacramento, a Sunday return at Staples against the Toronto Raptors could be a possibility, McMenamin reports: