Players talking like Kobe is gone?

This isn’t good news. At Fisher’s welcome back party, there was no Kobe. And one reporter talks about the demeanor of the other players during these dark days of a possible Kobe trade…

LG.net Post: On ABC7 last night, Rob Fukazaki did his daily report on the Lakers.They went to Fisher’s welcome back party and on the red carpet, they interviewed a number of Lakers on Kobe.

Fisher, Luke and Ronny all seemed resigned to the fact that Kobe is either gone or could be gone very soon. Fisher put the best spin on it saying that he trusts the Buss and the FO to do what is best for the Lakers.

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