Kobe Bryant Discusses Retirement, NBA Career, More on ‘Inside the NBA’

December 4th, 2015 by Scott Polacek Leave a reply »

Rarely do sports fans get the opportunity to appreciate something before it is gone. When Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant recently announced his intention to retire after the 2015-16 season in a piece for the Players' Tribune, he gave people the opportunity to do just that in the twilight stage of his career.

Bryant isn’t going to be the dominating force who became one of the greatest players in NBA history again, but fans can reflect on his career as they watch him play this final season. The 37-year-old guard did some reflecting of his own on Thursday’s Inside the NBA during an interview with Ernie Johnson Jr.

A number of takeaways jumped out during the back-and-forth. 

Perhaps most important for Bryant's immediate future was that he said “zero” developments could change his mind about retiring after the season, including a Lakers winning streak. Los Angeles fans may not want to see Bryant go, but the team will only move into the next stage of rebuilding once the living legend retires.

Bryant also had the opportunity to list the best competitors he has e ...

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