He Been Hit By A Smooth Criminal...(The Floor)
Asked Whether They'd Heard From Kobe Bryant, New Lakers Respond With Awkward Silence. Offseason acquisitions Roy Hibbert, Lou Williams, and Brandon Bass swear they’re excited to be Los Angeles Lakers. The trio’s collective “response” to a single question during Wednesday’s introductory press conference, though, doesn’t exactly indicate they’re similarly enthusiastic about playing with a certain teammate. This was the incredibly awkward exchange when the new Lakers were asked if they’d heard from Kobe Bryant since joining the purple-and-gold.