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Kobe Bryant turned down chance to extend career overseas

Kobe Bryant turned down chance to extend career overseas

Kobe Bryant could have extended his career overseas for a shot at the Euroleague title.

Bryant was offered a contract last summer by the European basketball club FC Barcelona, but politely turned down the offer, according to a report from the Spanish sports newspaper Mundo Deportivo.

Under terms of the offer, Bryant would have played in Euroleague games and received tributes at each game.

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