I've stated before too, there is NO way Kobe stays and re-signs with the Lakers if Shaq isn't traded. Anyone that thinks that is out of their mind.
Guarantee Kobe isn't doing what he's doing for another 8 years. The guy has played 10 years in the league and four of those he went and played another 20+ games in the playoffs. Tack on roughly another 100 games on the other six years and you've got a guy that "league wise" is in his early to mid 30's. If you think he's got another 8 years in him, I wonder why you wanted to trade Shaq when he was 33? Here's the deal, the Lakers are absolutely stuck on the salary cap. Only way they get a guy like KG or O'Neal is if they get rid of two starters and two backups. THE LAKERS NEED A POINT GUARD AND NEED TO PLAY DEFENSE!Quote:
Originally Posted by TooCool