The ESPN article, quoting anonymous sources, framed Bryant as someone who alienated potential free agents and teammates.
“It’s not the first one, it’s not going to be the last one,” Bryant said. “The one thing I’ve come to understand over the years is that you’ll have a bad story that comes out on a Monday and it seems like it’s the end of the world. It seems like everybody is taking shots at you.
“It’s a cycle. And things are never as good or as bad as they seem at the moment in time. So you stay focused on the big picture. Things are never really as bleak as they seem at the time. I just kind of roll with it.”
Report: Joel Embiid Out One Week with Left Knee Soreness
76ers All-Star Joel Embiid will be re-evaluated in one week, experiencing left knee soreness. He will undergo treatment involving physical therapy and load management.
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) February 20, 2019
Source: Shams Charania on Twitter
Sources: Michael Beasley to Play in China
Ex-Lakers forward Michael Beasley is finalizing a deal with …. Guangdong of the Chinese Basketball Association, sources tell ESPN. Short run of two months, significant cash.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) February 19, 2019
Source: Adrian Wojnarowski on Twitter
Sources: Marshon Brooks to Play in China
Guard Marshon Brooks has agreed to terms with Chinese team Guangdong where he will replace Malcolm Delaney, a source told Sportando.
Brooks has played 29 games for the Memphis Grizzlies this season averaging 6.6 points.
Brooks will take Delaney’s place. The former Atlanta Hawks guard ended his China season averaging 19.4 points, 6.1 rebounds and 5.6 assists.
Source: Emiliano Carchia of Sportando