My man Jon Santiago of David Sports Deli Podcast fame is doing some work for SLAM Online and covering Kings home games. After the Lakers-Kings game on Tuesday, he checked around the Lakers squad to see what they thought of the Tyreke Evans Vs Stephen Curry for Rookie of the Year debate:

But out of all the thoughts expressed by the Lakers on Curry and Evans, the following opinion may matter the most.

“Steph’s a phenomenal player,” reigning MVP, Kobe Bryant said. “But Tyreke — that’s a grown-ass man.”

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