Athlete QOTD: Kobe Bryant Wants His Sixth Ring With Lakers

Kobe Bryant surpassed Shaquille O’Neal‘s position on the all-time scoring list on Monday night when the Lakers took on the 76ers in Bryant’s hometown.

Bryant is now behind only Wilt Chamberlain, Michael Jordan, Karl Malone, and Kareem Abdul-Jabar. His new all-time score of 28,601 puts him in fifth place overall.

He spoke to Arash Markazi of ESPN LA after the milestone, eluding to the fact he plans on retiring as a Laker. He said,

“I’m not going jump ship to go chase a sixth ring. It’s going to happen here or it’s not going to happen.”

Bryant is in his 16th season in the NBA.

Photo: Allen Berezovsky / PR Photos

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Catherine Sebring is the former publicist for Los Angeles Lakers superstar guard, Kobe Bryant. She and her resident writer Leah Hollar are the Queen of Sports. Check them out at http://queenofsports.com

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