Before Rob Pelinka was in charge of the Lakers, he was actually an agent for players like Andre Iguodala & Kobe Bryant. As a youngster coming into the NBA, Andre built a solid relationship with Kobe. He briefly talked about his appreciation for Bryant & Pelinka after a recent Miami loss.
(Via Five Reasons Sports Network):
“I don’t talk too much about Kobe, but we had the same agent coming in. We built a good relationship there.”