Originally Posted by DKLaker
Kobe still has his eye on moving up on the All-Time scoring list, he would like to retire as #1 or as close to it as humanly possible...let's say Kobe were to fall an average season's worth of points short, he would never get over it....no matter how many rings he won.......that's just how Kobe is. So you can absolutely forget about Kobe sitting out for the team's future.
That very well may be true, but last I heard he was interested going after ring number 6 and 7. If that is the case he is better served sitting. Because there will be no ring next year.