Teammates say Kobe Bryant is Laker with the most swagger [Video]
Jason Kapono and Luke Walton clearly have a lot of chemistry. During an event at Staples Center on Tuesday evening, Kapono joked that the first word out of his mouth was "Luuuuke," his voice turning low and exaggerating the word as Lakers fans do when Walton enters the game.
"This guy gets so much love it is crazy," Kapono said of Walton. "He's been here for eight years. He's a casual guy, he's a likable guy."
The love fest continued.
Kapono fawned over Walton's semi-unbuttoned shirt and Walton complimented Kapono's purple tie. "When I grow up, that's what I want to look like," Walton said.
Though the two men obviously respect each other a great deal, when asked who has the most swagger on the team, they chose another teammate.
"I don't think it's possible to have more swag than Kobe," Walton said.
Said Kapono: "Yeah, No. 24 has swag. I don't think anyone else throws on a pair of sunglasses right after practice ends."
-- Melissa Rohlin