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Carmelo Anthony

Jackson thinks Kobe plays on, but maybe not with Lakers

Phil Jackson doubts this is Kobe Bryant's final season — though thinks it may be Bryant's last in Los Angeles. With Bryant going into the last season of his contract and coming off a couple of injury-shortened seasons, his future will be among the biggest questions around the NBA this season. "I don't think it's his last year," Jackson said Friday. "Sounds like it may be his last year as a Laker, but I think that's kind of what came out of there." Jackson, who coached Bryant to five NBA championships with the Lakers, is now the Knicks' president of basketball operations. He said he sent Bryant a message last month for his 37th...