Kobe Bryant Not Planning To Take A Pay Cut In 2014

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 5 years ago '12        #1
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Kobe Bryant Not Planning To Take A Pay Cut In 2014
 

 
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Dwight Howard’s departure left Lakers fans wondering what the future of the Lakers would entail. With the Lakers signing one-year veteran minimum deals this offseason, it’s accurate to say that the Lakers are preparing for rebuilding mode in 2014. There’s one big problem. Would Kobe Bryant be willing to take a huge pay cut, possibly a one-year minimum salary worth $1.45 million, the ultimate financial sacrifice, to give the Lakers the best chance to rebuild?

Not so fast. Kobe bleeds purple and gold, but he’s also a very smart businessman.

“I’m not taking any at all – that’s the negotiation that you have to have.” Kobe Bryant told Lakers Nation in an exclusive interview at his Kobe Basketball Academy on Wednesday. “For me to sit here and say, ‘Oh yeah, I’m just going to take a huge pay cut. Nah, I’m going to try to get as much as I possibly can."

If you were hoping Kobe would think about taking a minimum salary in 2014, think again. Both Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett are examples of veterans who sacrificed more than half their salaries for their teams, but Kobe is a different breed – a financially savvy individual. Bryant also said the business side is always “strange” and “uncomfortable” for athletes, who find themselves in situations where they will get “backlashed, inevitably.”

Bryant though, isn’t afraid of the backlash, and he never has been. Both on and off the court, where others find themselves uncomfortable, Kobe thrives.

At the moment, Steve Nash is the only player on the books for the 2014-2015 season of rebuilding. A maximum salary for Bryant ($32 million) would not leave the Lakers with the necessary financial tools to truly rebuild, especially with potential free agents like LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony available in one year’s time.

Don’t count out the idea of Kobe taking a pay cut, just don’t expect it to be as big as you were hoping.

visit this link Lakers News: Kobe Bryant Not Planning To Take A Pay Cut In 2014 | Lakers Nation

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WTF Selfish a.ss n*gga

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We ain't getting sh*t for 2014 FA with this n*gga being like this image

Time for someone to make this n*gga retire image

202 comments for "Kobe Bryant Not Planning To Take A Pay Cut In 2014"

 5 years ago '12        #2
OC123 181 heat pts181
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that type of mentality is why he won't be getting #6 anytime soon

 5 years ago '10        #3
Dextromethorphan 217 heat pts217
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get your money son because nessa is gonna take half.
 5 years ago '08        #4
Main Event 55 heat pts55
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“For me to sit here and say, ‘Oh yeah, I’m just going to take a huge pay cut. Nah, I’m going to try to get as much as I possibly can."

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Dextromethorphan 217 heat pts217
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 OC123 said:
that type of mentality is why he won't be getting #6 anytime soon

what team is lebron gonna be on 5 years from now
 5 years ago '11        #6
Chad09 160 heat pts160
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He won't be on the Lakers if he don't take a paycut.
 5 years ago '11        #7
Bullet22 75 heat pts75
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Damn I thought I'd never say this but I think he might as well retire, can't have him eating up half the cap space
 5 years ago '12        #8
OC123 181 heat pts181
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 theblast22 said:
what team is lebron gonna be on 5 years from now
whatever team it is i bet they have higher chance of winning than the lakers do

 5 years ago '05        #9
Dun Language 4062 heat pts4062
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not selfish...hes putting his body on the line why not get paid


but personally i would cut him and rebuild if he doesn't want to take 12 mil the most
 5 years ago '10        #10
spazzg 
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ofc i would do the same thing if i knew i would be extra garbage by den
 5 years ago '11        #11
eliwood 144 heat pts144
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That egotistical, me-first attitude better known as the #MambaMentality
 5 years ago '04        #12
abstractq 5 heat pts
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15 milly for the mamba. . .
 5 years ago '12        #13
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 lo life dun said:
not selfish...hes putting his body on the line why not get paid


but personally i would cut him and rebuild if he doesn't want to take 12 mil the most
n*gga....he's being selfish.

If the offer isn't in the 8-11 Mill range then the n*gga can go away.

Besides...

were working on a trade to get Laker Nation younger

and your name has came up as a trade a.sset

 5 years ago '10        #14
Matrix 52 heat pts52
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This n*gga gives 0 fu*ks about being shellfish
 07-10-2013, 08:35 PM         #15
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Wow! Lakers are taking more Ls than umm the mavs? Kobe is messing up 2014 plan do I smell amnesty (coug, cough)
 5 years ago '08        #16
Illuminati 248 heat pts248
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Sever ties with him.
 07-10-2013, 08:39 PM         #17
JayDee11 
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Buss can make moronic moves to stroke his ego but Kobe can't collect on what's owed to him? Get ya money Mamba. You earned it.
 5 years ago '04        #18
GarySanchize24 239 heat pts239
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Yea he gone if he think hes worth more than 12 at this point in his career. They shouldve just amnestied him.
 5 years ago '04        #19
abstractq 5 heat pts
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 Illuminati said:
Sever ties with him.
Chill

kobe is a laker for life

He will coach us after he retires and will work his way up to be jerry west for us as GM
 07-10-2013, 08:42 PM         #20
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 Kastanova said:
“I’m not taking any at all – that’s the negotiation that you have to have.” Kobe Bryant told Lakers Nation in an exclusive interview at his Kobe Basketball Academy on Wednesday. “For me to sit here and say, ‘Oh yeah, I’m just going to take a huge pay cut. Nah, I’m going to try to get as much as I possibly can."
thats ether for these stans
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