Biyombo, an NBAPA vice president, said he’s sure the key people in the Players Association’s hierarchy will jump on a conference call soon to mull options and gather ideas. One he wouldn’t mind moving forward: the NBA changing its red, white and blue logo from an outline of Jerry West to Bryant. “We are hoping,” Biyombo said. “The NBA is going to do something. As a player, I think you want to see that. You just want to see that because of what the guy has meant to the game, to be honest. For me, I think as a player, I would really like to embrace that because you’ve seen the change, and you’ve seen it over the course of the years.
Kobe, he wants to teach. As we see now, he opened the academy, and everybody was going to his academy, and the guy was present there early in the morning early to teach. There’s not many people who are doing that. “(Making him the logo), it’s an appreciation of what the guy has done for the game of basketball, and that’s what I think we all should be thinking about.”