I think Stephen is just trying to make headlines here by saying Kobe will demand a trade but I do agree that Kobe is pissed and wants to see a change.
Below are some of the excerpts from the video above.
“I predicted that Kobe Bryant will demand a trade, and I am not budging from that. He’s livid. I’ve known Kobe too long. He is ticked off.
“It’s not just because [the Clippers] got Chris Paul, which is a guy that he expected to have. It’s because Jim Buss seems to be doing the inexplicable,” Smith said. “It makes no sense. It’s one thing for the team not to have improved [after losing to the Mavericks], it’s another thing entirely for them to regress. If you know anything about Kobe, that is the last thing that he wants to do…..
“It will not be pleasant at all.”