Kobe Bryant featured Wednesday on TWC SportsNet ‘Connected With...’

Kobe Bryant follows through as he hits a three-pointer late in the game against the New Orleans Hornets.
(Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)

On Wednesday night, Time Warner Cable SportsNet will air “Connected With...Kobe Bryant,” an exclusive conversation between the Lakers’ All-Star guard and host Kevin Frazier.

Bryant talks about “the Lakers’ playoff hopes, his relationships with Dwight Howard and Phil Jackson [and] his future in Los Angeles.”

“I could play another five years,” says Bryant. “That’s not to say I will.”


Additionally, on Wednesday, “Backstage: Lakers” gives a look behind the scenes as Shaquille O’Neal and Kobe Bryant share a moment on the night of O’Neal’s jersey retirement.

The Lakers raised O’Neal’s No. 34 jersey to the rafters at Staples Center on April 2.

“Backstage: Lakers” airs at 5 p.m. “Connected With...Kobe Bryant” will run after the Lakers’ visit to the Portland Trail Blazers.


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