When the time came for Paul George to ink a contract extension last year, he acknowledged that should the Los Angeles Lakers come knocking, he’d have had a hard time turning down his boyhood idol Kobe Bryant.
A wildly speculative story came out recently from ESPN, alleging that basically no free agent NBA stars want to play alongside Kobe anymore, something George called BS on:
Now how crazy does that Kobe story sound to you ? #MediaReachingAgain
— Paul George (@Yg_Trece) October 20, 2014