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Kobe Bryant not sorry for Philly talk

Updated: February 6, 2012, 9:29 PM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

PHILADELPHIA -- Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant was born in Philadelphia but has had a strained relationship with his hometown ever since he said he wanted to "cut their hearts out" when the Lakers played the 76ers in the 2001 NBA Finals.

The fans have never let him forget it, infamously booing Bryant following the 2002 NBA All-Star Game in Philadelphia when he received the MVP trophy at center court.

Despite the backlash he's received, Bryant still enjoys the chance to return ...

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