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“As a proud American, a father who lost his own dad in a senseless act of violence, and a black man, I have been deeply troubled by the deaths of African-Americans at the hands of law enforcement and angered by the cowardly and hateful targeting and killing of police officers. I grieve with the families who have lost loved ones, as I know their pain all too well.
“I was raised by parents who taught me to love and respect people regardless of their race or background, so I am saddened and frustrated by the divisive rhetoric and racial tensions that seem to be getting worse as of late. I know this country is better than that, and I can no longer stay silent. We need to find solutions that ensure people of color receive fair and equal treatment AND that police officers – who put their lives on More >
By James Herbert | NBA writer | December 21, 2015 8:56 pm ET
Congratulations are in order for the Kings, who haven’t been included in any best-of lists in a long time. Those early-2000s teams were absolutely great.
Also: It’s rather interesting that Bryant picked Drexler, who had retired before Bryant became a full-time starter in his third season. That’s quite the show of respect from one great shooting guard to another.