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Kobe Bryant-Drew League discussions continue

August 23, 2011 |  7:55 pm

Kobe Bryant

Details remain scarce about what transpired during Tuesday's meeting between Drew League officials and Kobe Bryant's representatives.  We only know it marked the first day of talks regarding Bryant's possible appearance in a proposed rematch in Los Angeles on Sept. 10 between the Drew League and Goodman League.

Bryant's agent, Rob Pelinka of Landmark Sports Agency, didn't respond to calls and an email for comment. Drew League Commissioner Oris "Dino" Smiley didn't answer multiple phone calls. And Fred Smith, a longtime television cameraman and producer who helped the Drew League organize an exhibition game last weekend between the two teams at Washington, D.C.'s Trinity University, referred to his website's Twitter account via text when asked to provide details about the meeting.

So for what it's worth, we bring you the latest courtesy of TheBasketballChannel's Twitter feed: "Fred Smith and Dino Smiley just returned from meeting at "swanky" Sunset Blvd location. No news to report, but talks continue. Stay tuned!"


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Photo: Lisa Blumenfeld. Credit: Getty Images / December 28, 2010