Kobe Bryant would consider returning to the Lakers, he said Tuesday.
No, he's not unretiring. It would be in a non-playing capacity.
"Me and the Buss family, we grew up together," Bryant said, mentioning the Lakers' owners. "Jeanie and Jimmy, they've known me since I was a kid. It would be an honor to help them make that transition and help them try to get back to the top."
The Lakers have not had discussions with Bryant about staying with the team after his playing career. Furthermore, NBA rules prevent teams from striking post-career deals with current-day players because it would circumvent the salary cap.
But the Lakers would of course...