Three-time MVP Larry Bird, noting that Bryant has been the NBA's premier player for years, told Sports Illustrated's Dan Patrick before this week's announcement, "When someone told me the other day that Kobe hadn't won an MVP trophy, it sort of made me feel like I wanted to throw mine away."
"I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I'm going to be happy in it. "Groucho Marx
I didn't renew my annual pass when it expired on 11/26, cuz I was getting a little burnt out. But I will be at the Resort on NYE for my yearly tradition. And then I plan on going once in January when I take my Aunt from New Jersey. Then perhaps in February or March I'll renew my annual pass again.