Kobe Bryant believes in Lakers' core

Updated: May 1, 2013, 3:49 PM ET
By Ramona Shelburne | ESPNLosAngeles.com

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- The chants echoing through Staples Center for most of this disastrous 2012-13 Lakers season were more like pleas for Phil Jackson to come out of retirement.

Kobe Bryant likes the ring of a different one for next season: "One more year."

"There's a lot on the table for them, with these new penalties and so forth," Bryant said of the challenges facing Lakers ownership this offseason as the new, more punitive penalties in the NBA's collective bargaining ...

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