Kobe Bryant’s last basketball game (..ever) took place on April 13, 2016. But, sources have learned there is definitely more of Kobe than we anticipated.

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Kobe Bryant has retired from the sport he fell in love with, but the sport has not entirely retired form him. ‘Inside the NBA’ has reached to Kobe to see if he wants a job with them.

Kenny Smith and Shaq have publicly spoken about wanting to work alongside with Kobe to join the panel of the TNT show. And we have gained knowledge that Smith’s and Shaq’s wishes are beginning to come true.

It’s unclear if producers are trying to lock Kobe up to join the guys for the current NBA playoffs … or if they’re looking more toward getting him as a regular for next season.

Kobe is still evaluating all of his post-NBA options and hasn’t made a decision about what he wants to do. Fans are hoping and praying that he takes on this offer with ‘Inside the NBA’.