Kobe Bryant Responds To People Accusing Him of Influencing Kyrie’s Trade Demands

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Kyrie Irving suddenly and shockingly requested a trade last week and it’s apparently all Kobe Bryant’s fault, according to multiple reports.

Much like how Kobe felt while playing alongside Shaq, Kyrie now wants to be the face of a franchise.  That can’t possibly happen on a team that has LeBron James on it, so he wants to move on.

Considering their friendship and Kyrie’s adoration for Kobe, people in the media, for whatever reason, began blaming Kobe for Kyrie’s unexpected trade demands.

Kobe took to Twitter and responded to everybody who thinks this is true:


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