INSIDE THE LAKERS gets an earful from Kobe, as the L.A. hoop star tees off about getting tossed from Sunday night’s win over Seattle - Bryant’s first ejection of his season:
With about 4 minutes left in the 3rd quarter, Bryant was given a technical by official Brian Forte after complaining about a non-call. When Kobe wouldn’t keep his mouth quiet, Forte slapped on a 2nd ‘T’ and bid Kobe a fond farewell.
But Bryant says he’s innocent. However, Phil Jackson warns his star player about igniting family feuds.
JACKSON SAYS SPURS LOSS LIKE ‘BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN’: Phil Jackson made some randy comments after the Lakers’ loss to San Antonio on Tuesday:
The Spurs hit 13 three-pointers en route to a 107-92 win. In his post-game chat, Jackson commented, “We call this a ‘Brokeback Mountain’ game, because there’s so much penetration and kickouts.”
Yikes. The NBA said they’ve already talked to the Lakers about Phil’s words, and promised “such remarks will not occur in the future.”
The way the Lakers’ season is going, we’ll wait and see.