Given that Kobe Bryant has retired from the game of basketball, the former Los Angeles Laker still plans to stay away from the sport’s spotlight for a little bit following his response to a certain question that’s been brewing on the sports circuit for a while now.
TMZ caught up with Bryant outside of an event when they asked him if he’s joining TNT’s Inside the NBA. With a sly smile, Bryant simply said, “No.”
Headlines also surfaced that Bryant was training Shaquille O’Neal’s son, Shareef, who plans to follow in his father’s large footsteps. “I love teaching everything I’ve learned,” Bryant said in response to serving as a counselor to the 16-year-old.
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