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.