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Wednesday, July 1st, 2009 at 11:00 am  |  19 responses

Kobe to Sign an Extension?

Says here that Bryant is on the cusp of re-upping for three more years: “Kobe Bryant elected not to terminate the final two years of his contract and was expected to sign a three-year extension sometime this month. Bryant would make a guaranteed $47.8 million over the next two years and could earn another $86 million to $91 million with the extension, depending on NBA salary-cap figures to be determined in 2011. There was optimism that the sides would reach agreement, one source familiar with the situation calling it `a layup` but declining to speak further about specifics.”

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  • Rasheedionics

    Hey, if Lakers keep everyone else and sign a decent PG like Andre Miller, they can easily win the next 2 championships because there’s no other dominant team in the NBA right now who can truly challenge them.. Well, unless Celtics sign Sheed… lol.

  • http://slamonline.com DONONE

    lakers aint winning sh1t!! they just got lucky thee comish picked them to win it this year…nuggs and magic were snubbed

  • Remo Williams

    really donone? please explain how they were snubbed. silly me thought they were just outplayed by the lakers.

    donone… or dumbone?

  • Rasheedionics

    Remo, you cant have an intelligent argument with someone like that. Just ignore.

  • http://www.slamonline.com James the balla

    Donone is an idiot lol.

  • wilz

    whats the name of that river in egypt donone?

  • http://ballislife.com Moose

    haha……wilz.

  • http://www.kb24.com The Seed

    Now lets sign Ariza to a upgraded 5 to 6 million dollar deal and drop Lamar to about 8 to 9 millon deal. Then Lakers will repeat as CHAMPIONS!!!

  • http://nate_dog_doggy@yahoo.com nate the great

    if kobe was smart. he would opt. out, and sign a smaller contract for less, so his team would have money to resign the key pieces.
    if he truely is a team player he would.
    but he is dumb, and the Cavs will win a another ring for the shaq legacy.

  • http://dyalekt.blogspot.com d.Y.

    The Euphrates? I don’t get it.

  • Marco

    nate the great you are damn right.I don’t understand kobe. all that sh1t about winning and suddenly money is the only matter…

  • Prison Mike

    Money is the only thing guarenteed. Championships are not.

  • Josh D

    Of course he’ll sign an extension

  • AlbertBarr

    really d.y.? Da’ Nile…get it.

  • b0dj

    its funny how game haters dont give the lakers the props they deserve just cause they are celtics fans.

  • Pardeep

    Agreed with Prison Mike money is the only thing guarenteed not Championships.

  • http://www.realcavsfans.com Anton

    Kobe is rumored to include a part-ownership of a hotel chain…

  • the only one two and three

    kobe will score 70 pts next season.

  • Canuck

    It’s sad but players’ greediness actually helps professional sports in a way. That way the best players make the most money, obviously which helps to make the teams more balanced. The point I’m trying to make is: what if 12 superstar veterans picked a random team in the league and decided to all sign there for minimum salary? Automatic championship. If a bunch of guys were willing to do this every year, the balance of the league would be ruined. I guess this is kind of off topic but it’s something I’ve always thought about as an option for older players looking solely for a championship.

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