Lakers’ Kobe Bryant explains how injuries helped prepare him for post-retirement career in film

Kobe Bryant has been retired for over a year, leaving behind a legacy as a Los Angeles Laker like no other. Mark Medina of the Southern California News Group caught up with Kobe recently to discuss why he isn’t missing the game as much as he thought he would, his burgeoning career in film, and how he plans to pass on his teachings to the Lakers young core.

Audio is included from Lakers head coach Luke Walton, rookie forward Brandon Ingram, general manager Rob Pelinka, and of course, Bryant himself as you might not have heard him before.

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