Kobe Bryant not back yet, but Lakers ensure he’ll be around with contract extension

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Kobe Bryant will remain a Laker now that he has signed a two-year contract extension, as Vincent Bonsignore reports for the L.A. Daily News:

Kobe Bryant has yet to return from the Achilles tendon injury he suffered last April, but we now know where he’ll spend the final two years of his career.

 

Right where it all started – here in Los Angeles wearing the purple and gold of the Lakers.

 

The Lakers made that official Monday by signing Bryant to a two-year contract extension.

 

No financial terms were disclosed, but barring any unforeseen circumstances, it ensures Bryant will end his career with the Lakers, the new extension carrying him to a 20th season.

 

All of which will be spent with the Lakers.

 

“This is a very happy day for Lakers fans and for the Lakers organization,” Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak said in a statement. “We’ve said all along that our priority and hope was to have Kobe finish his career as a Laker, and this should ensure that that happens.

 

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