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If Kobe Loves LA, He Has a Funny Way of Showing It

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Can someone please tell Kobe Bryant to shut the hell up? Whether you are a fan of his or not, or think that he is bad for the Lakers right now or not, Laker fans everywhere must certainly be in agreement that we want him to STFU.

This morning the LA Times reported that Kobe had a meeting with Laker owner Dr. Jerry Buss yesterday in Spain and asked again to be traded.

Jerry Buss met with his unhappy $88.6-million employee, Kobe Bryant, for a get-together Friday between owner and superstar in the somewhat surprising setting of Spain. They had spoken by phone two weeks ago, a few days after Bryant asked to be traded, but this was a longer, more emotional conversation.

Buss wanted to appeal to the nine-time All-Star, reminding him that trades take time to develop and that winning remains the focus of the organization, but Bryant voiced concerns about the direction of the franchise and reiterated his demand to be traded, said a source with knowledge of the situation.

"That's the message that came out of it," the source said.

How many times does Kobe Bryant need to say that
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he wants to leave the Lakers until people start believing that Kobe only cares about Kobe and has no love for LA or the team?