The 6-16 Lakers are garbage and will likely continue to be garbage, but Kobe Bryant refuses to give up. His latest motivational tactic: Emotionally dismantling his teammates during practice. Getting yelled at by a champion will make you a champion, maybe.

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Seriously, today's practice sounded fun:

(Well, 16, but OK.)

Nick Young was bold enough to defend himself, and Bryant shut him down:

See if Kobe's constant berating worked when the Lakers play the Spurs tomorrow night!

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Update (5:45): Via ESPN's Arash Markazi, here are videos of Kobe talking shit, Nick Young talking shit, and Kobe yelling at Mitch Kupchak.

Photo: AP