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Kobe Bryant Denies Rumors, Will Not Retire

Mar 27, 2013; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard Kobe Bryant (24) during the fourth quarter against the Minnesota Timberwolves at Target Center. Lakers won 120-117. Mandatory Credit: Greg Smith-USA TODAY Sports

Quite a few Los Angeles Lakers fans got nervous for a moment, when Kobe Bryant said that he will be making an announcement through his Facebook. As the shooting guard is recovering from his torn Achilles, many feared for the worst.

However, retirement is not something Kobe seems to consider at this point in time. Instead, he made an announcement that he will be partnering with Sports Spectacular, in an attempt to wipe out homelessness. Bryant also clarified that he is not retiring just yet through his Twitter:

Everyone can take a deep breath and calm down now.

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Topics: Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Playoffs

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