Phil Jackson tells refs to watch out for Kobe Bryant traveling

The mind games that Lakers head coach Phil Jackson loves so much got even more bizarre today at a morning shoot-around when he repeatedly stressed to reporters that Lakers star Kobe Bryant "travels pretty much every time he drives to the basket. But, for some reason, it's never called." Jackson said it's not his job to enforce the rules, but that if he was a ref, Bryant would be whistled repeatedly. "Also," Jackson added, "Ron Artest could be called for hand-check fouls on most every defensive possession. Just sayin'." Bryant says he's not too concerned about the possibility of increased attention from officials. "I'm just going to play my game," he said. "I can't blame Phil. He's been out of ideas for about 8 years now."


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