Can you imagine if Tom Brady or Peyton Manning was on the verge of signing a contract to play football overseas as the rest of the Union/players were fighting for the league.
Seems like Kobe is so self absorbed, and he doesn't even realize it. Some of his demands for the Italy deal are:
The deal, however, hinges on other clubs changing their schedules to ensure Bologna has five home games during Bryant's 10-game contract. Bologna also wants its opening five away games played in Italy's biggest arenas, and wants to avoid an early-season bye.
Smaller clubs Cremona and Varese have been reluctant to alter their schedules, although the Italian league said Saturday it was intervening to help spur an agreement.