Kobe Bryant

Although some Lakers fans have jumped ship after what seems to be one of  the worst starts to a season in recent history, the most important person on the team guarantees fans and haters alike that they will make the playoffs.

In a recent interview with Sports Illustrated’s Jack McCallum, Kobe Bryant tells us why he believes his team will make the playoffs with only about a third of the season left. Here is the excerpt:

SI: Can you get this done? And is it hard that after winning five championships you’re battling to make the playoffs?

Bryant: It’s not a question of if we make the playoffs. We will. And when we get there, I have no fear of anyone — Oklahoma City, San Antonio, Denver … whoever. I have zero nervousness about that.

SI: OK, that’s you, who has never been known for lack of confidence.

Bryant: But I’m not talking about just me. Us as a group. We will make the playoffs. And we will compete.

C’mon, you weren’t expecting some modest, half-assed, politically correct answer from THE Kobe Bryant were you?

Now I wouldn’t call myself a Lakers “hater” but I am not a  fan. However, I will say it has been sorta sad to watch their fall from grace this year. I hate to admit it, but the playoffs will not be the same without them. What do you think? Will the Lakers make the playoff’s this year or is it a wrap for them?


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