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Steve Nash

The Lakers Will NEVER

Dump Kobe Bryant

4/15/2013 5:20 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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The L.A. Lakers and Kobe Bryant go together like peanut butter and bananas ... and the Lakers wouldn't dream of dumping him to save a few million bucks -- so says Lakers guard Steve Nash.

There's a lot of talk going 'round that the Lakers might cut Kobe after he tore his Achilles last week ... because it would save them a fortune in luxury taxes on his salary -- roughly $80 million to be exact.

But Nash doesn't believe a word of it ... telling TMZ, "Kobe is synonymous with the Lakers ... He's a strong person. He'll come back stronger than ever."

As for Nash's injury ... and whether he'll be ready for the playoffs ... you gotta watch the clip.

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laker4life    

Apart from mj!! kobe is the best!! :) no other silly player can be compared.. a laker for life!!!! :Dso many negative silly comments ..lol damn ppl love to hate soo much.. they hate cuz they dont have him lol... L.A loves him...well except tose silly clippers fans lol..he WILL retire a laker.. and i give you my word.. lakers will win another championship. keep on hating losers lol. we love it!!!!!!!! :D

453 days ago
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Areader    

Lets see....Babe Ruth...Joe Montana...Jerry Rice...Frank Robinson...Kareem Abdul Jabar....see a trend here?

453 days ago
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lazerrick    

I c none of u KOBE haters know wat da f.... yall talking about

453 days ago
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lazerrick    

screw da KOBE haters lol

453 days ago
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