Kobe objecting to Deng's inclusion in Bulls-Lakers trade
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Chicago Bulls forward Luol Deng was a conflicted man on Wednesday night. He had turned down a reported $50 million earlier in the day, and now he sat inside the dank visiting locker room at the Meadowlands, preparing for a game and wanting some answers.
Bulls forward Tyrus Thomas was looking for answers, too, leaning in to listen to the latest on the Kobe Bryant-centered universe.
Chicago center Ben Wallace was all ears as well, likewise seeking an accurate ...
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KOBE TRADE WATCH
Kobe Bryant asked to be traded in May. The issue simmered. Then Lakers owner Jerry Buss stated on Oct. 10 that he "would certainly listen" to trade offers. Talk of a Kobe deal has heated anew.
• Kobe 'happy' with Lakers, glad he wasn't traded
• Bulls GM Paxson says Kobe trade talks put to rest
• Stein: Taking a spin on the Kobe Coaster
• Sheridan: Kobe takes stand on Deng in deal
• Cuban: Kobe deal to Mavs 'not going to happen'
• Report: Mavs won't trade away Dirk for Kobe
• Adande: Kobe's life in Laker limbo
• Kobe nets 20 in return
• Stein: Kobe looks ready for departure
• Kobe denies cleaning out locker
• Expert roundtable: How this might play out
• Buss willing to listen to offers for Kobe
• Ford Podcast: Adande on Kobe's value
• Get Kobe on your team