Phil Jackson Says Kobe Bryant Requested Trade from Lakers During 1999-00 Season

Kobe Bryant retired as a Los Angeles Laker for life, but Phil Jackson revealed in a recent interview that the Purple and Gold briefly entertained the thought of dealing him for another superstar just a couple of seasons into his Hollywood tenure. 

Speaking to Charley Rosen of Today's Fastbreak, Jackson said a trade proposal was on the table during the 1999-2000 season that would have sent Bryant to the Detroit Pistons in exchange for Grant Hill—whose career was ultimately derailed by...

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