If Kobe was committed to making things work with Howard, he would have said so.
If Howard was committed to making things work in Los Angeles, he wouldn’t have gone on and on Friday about how the game is not fun for him anymore.
All signs point to a divorce — that’s the way I see it. And you know what? Quickie divorces happen all the time.
There will be those who disagree with me, but I spent 30 minutes listening to Dwight when the weekend began, and I spent 10 minutes listening to Kobe as the weekend came to a close.
I’ve known both those players long enough to get a decent reading on each of them when I’m up close asking them questions and hearing their replies, and my reading is this: The marriage is a failure. It’s time for both sides to go their separate ways.
And to me, it sounds like that’s where they are headed. Maybe sooner rather than later.
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