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October 13, 2014 Updates

Kobe Bryant hounded Stephen Curry in the backcourt, and all the way into the frontcourt, harassing the Golden State point guard with the Lakers trailing by 31 in a preseason game. It was probably one of those good-natured, one-superstar-to-another moment of levity. And then Curry stepped back and sank a 30-foot 3-pointer and spun to look at Kobe. And 36-year old Kobe smiled and patted on the 26-year old Curry on the butt. The Big Lead

“My style is a little different with his group. It’s a little more nurturing,” Bryant said. “They’re so much younger, so it’s a little different. The important thing with this group is learning how to think the game all the way through, which is different than on teams that we have had in the past. We had a lot of veteran guys who had been around. So my teaching style is different.” ESPN.com

“I believe he’s been more helpful during this whole process and the preseason,” Sacre said. “He’s been really vocal as a leader. In the past, he hasn’t been as vocal. But this year he’s really been trying to communicate and help guys out. This year has made an effort to push guys but at the same time give them advice to make them better.” ESPN.com

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After Thompson poured in 25 points in three quarters of a 120-105 preseason win against the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday at Staples Center, Bryant noted that there weren't many players in the NBA who can shoot, post up, go to his left and go to his right. "He has the whole package," Bryant said of Thompson, who grew up in Southern California idolizing the Lakers star. Oakland Tribune

October 7, 2014 Updates

Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant was back on a basketball court Monday in game action - albeit preseason - for the first time since Dec. 17, 2013, and, well, he's back. "It felt good, it felt fine," Bryant said, after playing 21 minutes. "This is the healthiest I've been in a couple years now." "I felt like I could do anything I wanted," the 36-year-old added. The Score

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