NBA replay: Calm down, Kobe Bryant’s not retiring
Published: May 20, 2013 09:57AM
Updated: May 20, 2013 10:07AM

Kobe Bryant’s surprise announcement Sunday had nothing to do with retiring from basketball. <freeform><script data-hide-title=”true” data-hide-byline=”true” data-hide-footnotes=”true” type=”text/javascript” src=””></script><noscript><h1>NBA replay: Calm down, Kobe Bryant's not retiring</h1><h2>Late Saturday night, Los Angeles Lakes guard Kobe Bryant caused an uproar on Facebook when he told fans he had a major announcement coming late Sunday.Fresh off surgery to repair a torn Achilles tendon, speculation was that Bryant was going to announce his retirement from basketball. The rumors were fueled even more by a Twitter account impersonating Yahoo! Sports NBA writer Adrian Wojnarowski.Please.Really?? Me. Retire?? Soon, but not yet Vino still has work to do #35 #OG #kbvff— Kobe Bryant ...</h2><a href=”” target=”_blank”>View <em>”NBA replay: Calm down, Kobe Bryant's not retiring”</em> on Spundge</a></noscript></freeform>