NBA Power Rankings: Kobe Bryant Calls It Quits; What’s Next For The Lakers

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In our latest edition of NBA Power Rankings, we talk about Kobe Bryant deciding to call it quits after this season and what lies ahead for the Lakers

We may poke fun at him, hate his numerous stans and critique his ability to sustain a high level of self-awareness. In the end, despite all that, Kobe Bryant will still go down as one of the best to ever play in the NBA.

Now that he has officially decided to call it quits after this season, via his poem in the Players’ Tribune, we can finally celebrate Kobe. This is it. After this season, there will be no more Kobe. After 20 years with the Los Angeles Lakers, we’ll never look at that franchise the same.

Love or hate hit him, Kobe Bryant is one of the greatest to ever dribble a basketball. And he’ll be missed.

What does he do next; what’s next for the Los Angeles Lakers? We discuss that and more in this week’s NBA Power Rankings.

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