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Through the absolute madness that has transpired within the last 24 hours, many wondered where Kobe Bryant stood in all this. With Lakers training camp beginning today, members of the media wasted no time asking the Lakers superstar about the now nixed trade for Chris Paul.

Lakers reporter, Mike Trudell quotes Kobe on his take…

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  • http://www.facebook.com/joshua.flb Babi Afrika Afolabi

    we tha best so we goin in

  • Lakers4Life

    Yeah…I love Kobe and I am Lakers4Life, but I wonder if he would be saying differently if it was him instead of Lamar & Pau…

    • Ricardo

      He wouldn’t because he’s got a no-trade clause in his contract. Kobe, under the terms of this clause in his contract, basically has the power to squash any deal he’s involved in if he doesn’t like where he’s going. =)