Kobe Bryant denies plans to play on Turkish team

Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant, apparently irritated regarding rumors that he was planning on playing for the Turkish basketball club Besiktas, doused the talk publicly. 

"I've been touring. I get the Internet. I'm computer literate, so I can read on the Internet, and I read a lot of things and hear a lot of things," Bryant told reporters. "To be honest with you, that's the first time I hear those things. So, I'll let you decipher what that means, but a lot of that stuff is news to me."

Read more on the mini-controversey on the Los Angeles Times' Lakers Blog

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