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Video: Kobe Bryant mocks Knicks in mid-game discussion with Spike Lee

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The New York Knicks outlasted the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday to record a 99-95 win at Madison Square Garden.

But, despite coming out on the losing side, Lakers star Kobe Bryant wasn't particularly impressed with what the Big Apple ball club were offering up out on the hardwood.

Not impressed

At least that is the sense you get when watching a video in which Kobe, talking to Knicks superfan Spike Lee mid-game, can be seen sharing a rather 'NSFW' assessment of the Knicks offense.


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The footage, by a fan sat court-side at the Garden, suggests Bryant isn't particularly impressed with the Knicks' version of the triangle offense.

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Kobe knows a thing or two about the triangle, having been a key part of the system whilst playing under Phil Jackson in Los Angeles - the former head coach now, of course, the president of the Knicks.

And, although he has come in for his fair share of criticism for his own performances this season, he clearly isn't afraid to dish it out in the thick of the action.

Problems closer to home

But, while the Black Mamba hasn't lost his touch when it comes to trash talking, the defeat against the Knicks will only increase the scrutiny on his own team's performances.

The Lakers have now won just one of their first six games of the season. Even after coming into the campaign under no illusions that it would be another tough year, it is not a great position to be in.

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Bryant might scoff at the Knicks' imperfect offense, but the multi-time All-Star has problems closer to home that need addressing.

NBA fans: Will you miss Kobe when he retires, or has he played on too long? Have your say in the comments below...

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