Print and Go Back ESPN.com: Los Angeles Lakers [Print without images]

Saturday, October 13, 2012
The Forum: Kobe's eventual retirement

By Andy Kamenetzky

In recent weeks, Kobe Bryant has not only talked a fair amount about potentially retiring after the next two seasons, but discussed the matter with comfort and ease. Why would a highly competitive player still playing at a high level be at peace with this scenario? We discuss.