Bryant says he would kneel during national anthem

Appearing on The Hollywood Reporter’s Awards Chatter podcast on Wednesday, the retired Los Angeles Lakers star was asked what he would do during the anthem if he were still in the league and had a game tonight.

Just a few weeks ago, following President Donald Trump’s attack on Colin Kaepernick and other NFL players protesting during the anthem, as well as his decision to rescind Stephen Curry’s invitation to the White House, Kobe tweeted, “A #POTUS whose name alone creates division and anger.