"There's always so much talk going on, especially with big-name guys going here, going there, but that happens once in a blue moon," Bryant said. "I think at the end of the day, everybody stays."
Bryant also touched on a few other subjects:
— He wouldn't have fouled against the Heat on Tuesday in the closing seconds of Game 6 with the San Antonio Spurs up three; although he would have after Miami collected the offensive rebound. He had flashbacks to a playoff loss to the Phoenix Suns.
— Bryant said the most fun he's had in the NBA Finals was Game 7 against the Boston Celtics. "I mean, you're looking the lion in the face. ... That's gut-check time. That's probably the best feeling."
— While primarily bedridden after surgery he watched a lot of Disney programs with his children. He also caught up with shows like "Modern Family," "DaVinci's Demons" and "Game of Thrones."
— Bryant on the Clippers' tabled trade with the Boston Celtics (that might have ultimately landed Coach Doc Rivers, Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce in Los Angeles): "It would have made them substantially better and substantially older at the same time. ... They'd have been older than us. At least we'd be the fast-breaking team in the city."
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