Lakers GM talks Kobe, D'Antoni

Updated: September 26, 2013, 11:54 AM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- With training camp set to open Saturday, Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak gauged the team's excitement level as high.

As for expectations? He said those remain unknown, tied to the progress of a still-sidelined Kobe Bryant.

"No real expectations," Kupchak said Wednesday, addressing the media in advance of the start of camp. "I do believe that [Bryant will] get back and he'll play this season. You won't be able to look at him and say that ...

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