Kobe Bryant's New SI Cover Revealed: "I'm 70 In Basketball Years"

The Lakers news and rumors cycle is preparing for the return of the Black Mamba, but will he be the basketball equivalent of an old man when he gets back to the court at the Staples Center?

On the newest cover of Sports Illustrated, Kobe Bryant is quoted as saying that he is "7o in basketball years," likely referring to both his 18-year NBA career and the harrowing journey back from a left knee fracture that ended his 2013-14 season.

Check out the new cover below:


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