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It's the age of Kobe Bryant, but how much does Laker, 36, have left?
It's the age of Kobe Bryant, but how much does Laker, 36, have left?

Jerry West, whose silhouette is featured in the NBA's red, white and blue logo, walked away from the Lakers and a renowned basketball career because a groin injury limited his game. At the time he eloquently said, "I'm not willing to sacrifice my standards. Perhaps I expect too much." The Hall of Famer was a month shy of his 36th birthday and was still averaging a very reasonable 20.3 points a game. Four decades later and another Lakers legend is 36. Also en route to the Hall of Fame, Kobe Bryant is continually reminded of his longevity in the game. He's logged 54,224 minutes in the regular season and playoffs while also winning five championships over 18...

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