With all the talk of LeBron James leaving the Cavs next season, little attention has been paid to the other free agency saga going on between Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers. While the Laker have offered Bryant the maximum money possible (a three-year extension worth $86 to $91 million), Bryant has yet to sign on the dotted line. áHe's currently under contract until July 2011, but can opt out after this season and leave the Lakers with a glaring hole at shooting guard and an even bigger hole in the hearts of Laker fans everywhere. I know what a lot of you are thinking: áWhy would he do that? áHow could Bryant turn his back on a team this good? áOn a team that he just won a title with? áThat stood by him during his Colorado trial? áThat chose him over Shaq in the summer of 2004 ...
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