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Kobe, the restored version

Controversial career took Hollywood turn

By Shira Springer
Globe Staff / February 25, 2007

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When Kobe Bryant stood beside NBA commissioner David Stern last Sunday and accepted the All-Star Game MVP award, it capped a comeback for the superstar. Not because the award meant more than his three championship rings. Not because he went anywhere. But prior to his undergoing an attitude adjustment this season, Bryant was maligned and misunderstood -- someone other players ... (Full article: 2313 words)

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