Melo and Kobe are extremely close, like lebron and Wade close, both played together on the olympic team , Kobe can sniff Phil Jackson around the corner of Madision Square Garden, and Mike Brown will not be enough to satisfy Kobe's lust for the triangle offense.

I Can actually see phil and kobe reuniting in NY

Billups
Kobe
Melo
Amare
Jerome Jordan


yep.