L.A. Times: This time the Kobester didn’t pass on best regards to Fred and Tracy, or poke me in the ribs like we were buddies again.
Every time I mentioned the Lakers, he groaned, so we know he’s no different than most Lakers fans these days.
But does he still want to be a Laker? Will he still be a Laker?
He started it. He raised the issue earlier this summer, the big baby throwing quite the tantrum and letting everyone know how unhappy he was with teammates and front office executives — calling Jerry Buss an idiot.
The last time we chatted, the USA basketball team had gathered here for workouts. Maybe he got a nap, or his tummy was full, but whatever the reason, the big baby handled questions about the issues that he had raised earlier with poise and charm.
Some suggested that he was just trying to work on his image given the number of national reporters on hand last month.