According to Marc Spears of Yahoo Sports, Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant is considering joining Milwaukee Bucks guard Brandon Jennings, Washington Wizards center JaVale McGee and the Drew League all-stars in their "Capital Punishment" exhibition game in Washington against D.C.'s Goodman League team. Your ears should be perked.
This comes after Kobe made a guest appearance in a Drew League exhibition game on Tuesday and dropped 43 points, including a game-winning buzzer beater from 17 feet over Oklahoma City Thunder guard James Harden, in a 129-127 victory.
After the shot, Bryant was serenaded with "Kobe! Kobe!" chants from the LA crowd.
Drew League commissioner Dino Smiley asked Bryant to participate in Saturday's showcase in DC once it became clear that the five-time NBA champion was interested in playing in LA's pro-am league:
Having Kobe there would balance the rosters and add even more starpower to the game.
"We asked Kobe and he smiled at it, but he didn't commit," Smiley told Yahoo! Sports. "But if he comes, we will have a uniform waiting for him to represent Los Angeles - not D.C. Who knows? He likes drama and maybe he'll show up to play for the Drew League.
"He saw the atmosphere today. He enjoyed it. All he has to do is get there."