Debunking The Kobe To The Knicks Rumor In This Lakers News Update

Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers franchise have been joined at the hip through better or worse, thick and through thin for almost two decades.

So, when rumors of a potential trade of the Black Mamba to the New York Knicks surfaced, many folks were rightly skeptical.

According to Adam Zagoria of, even those inside the game are calling BS on the speculation:

Not only does the trade not make sense from a marketing perspective for the Lakers, it doesn't exactly fit with new New York Knicks president Phil Jackson's long-term plan:

Kobe Bryant is not likely to leave Los Angeles at all, let alone in such a nonsensical deal. However, that's not likely to keep the rumors from circulating.

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