Kobe Bryant was a fan of the new Knicks front office Frank Zanin

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Frank Zanin took over the New Knicks front office against the late Kobe Bryant when the two attended rival high schools in the Philadelphia area and Bryant once went out in support of Zanin’s future as an NBA executive.

Hope to see you in the GM seat for the @BrooklynNets @F1E2Z you have a great basketball mind and it’s time you get your shot #gogetit, Bryant tweeted on January 26, 2016.


At the time of Bryant’s tweet, Zanin was a GM assistant with the Nets.

Later, Zanin moved to the Oklahoma City Thunder, where he had worked as a scout before joining the Knicks.