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Kobe Bryant has come so far, it's no time for him to quit now
Kobe Bryant has come so far, it's no time for him to quit now

The most surprising statistic of Kobe Bryant's second consecutive lost season has surfaced, and it's not about points or percentages, but perception. In the wake of the news that Bryant suffered a torn rotator cuff Wednesday, latimes.com conducted a poll asking whether Bryant should retire. About 74% of 3,418 respondents said yes. Although there is no way of knowing the exact geographical location of those respondents, reports indicate most of them are from Los Angeles, where folks have spent the last 19 years screaming and hugging and even weeping over Kobe Bryant. Thus the educated response to this poll would be . . . wow. It's understandable that Lakers fans are...

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