Lakers notebook: Kobe's NCAA picks

Updated: March 19, 2010, 1:02 AM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- Forgive Kobe Bryant for not totally getting swept up in the March Madness that's sweeping the nation with the start of the NCAA basketball tournament this week.

After all, he skipped the collegiate ranks, declaring for the NBA draft straight out of Lower Merion High School outside Philadelphia back in 1996.

Bryant said he has not had the time to fill out a bracket yet, but added, "I think Kansas will win the whole thing."

When asked whether he had ...

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