LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 30: the Chicago Bulls against the Los Angeles Clippers at Staples Center on December 30, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2011 NBAE (Photo by Juan Ocampo/NBAE via Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** NAME
(CBSSports.com) —Kobe Bryant has never been shy. Not with the ball in his hands and not with his words. He tells it like it is, says what he means and is often a bit braggadocios with it, which obviously, he has reason to be.