Kobe Bryant called Luke Walton next Phil Jackson – ‘an average player with a messed-up back’
When the Lakers play the Warriors tonight – hey, Kobe Bryant said Los Angeles had a chance – Kobe will see a familiar face on the opposing sideline.
Kobe and Golden State interim coach Luke Walton played together with the Lakers under Phil Jackson.
Mark Medina of the Los Angeles Daily News:
Kobe on Warriors interim coach Luke Walton: "I used to call him the next Phil. He's an average player w/ a messed up back."— Mark Medina (@MarkG_Medina) November 23, 2015
Kobe compliments are the best compliments – at least from afar.