Originally Posted by Miester
It's not like he said I will never ever sign with the LA Lakers. His exact words were that it would be hard to put the jersey on but then went on to say how much respect he has for the organization. Clearly Kobe said something to him that changed his mind. And being 1 hour away from the kids probably weighed in too.
What he has said goes beyond what he said last week and yes, he's pretty much said the he would never want to play for LA.