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Watch a young Kobe Bryant take over a high school game in this rare footage

Lakers’ Kobe Bryant has done it all in the NBA. Titles, scoring barrages, dunks, MVP performances, and clutch moments. But where did it all begin? Where did Kobe develop this never-say-die attitude that made him one of the best ever to play in the NBA? At Lower Merion high school that’s where. Kobe took over the a high school game scoring 18 points down the stretch to carry...
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WATCH: Kobe Bryant takes over 1995 high school playoff game

Any NBA fan has seen highlights of Kobe Bryant taking over a game. The five-time NBA champion scored 81 points in a single game once, and he has scored 50 or more in a game 25 times in his career. But have you ever seen Kobe dominate in high school? We have you covered. In […]
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Statue of Kobe Bryant wrestling a black mamba appears in Taiwan

TweetI don’t really have much commentary to add that would do this statue of a naked Kobe Bryant with a giant black mamba snake draped all over him proper justice:   I’m confused and frankly terrified about what’s going on here. We get that Kobe is a huge figure overseas, but, wow. Let’s just say someone has a… vivid imagination in the way they visualize Mr. Bryant. A...
Via Los That Sports Blog
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Kobe Bryant ‘Achilles’ sculpture from Taiwan is a mythological marvel (photos)

Kobe Bryant may be a revered, idolized and respected superstar here in the States, but in Asia, the Los Angeles Lakers veteran, like many American athletes, are worshiped as if they were the modern day incarnation of mythological heroes. Just ask this guy. Given his status as practically an otherworldly entity, perhaps it shouldn’t be […] The post Kobe Bryant ‘Achilles’ sculpture...
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Kobe Bryant does Ice Bucket Challenge in cold tub for Instagram video

You had to know it would only be a matter of time until Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant would take on the Ice Bucket Challenge. While most decided to dump buckets of ice water on their head, Kobe decided to up the ante by doing his Ice Bucket Challenge in a cold tub. Check out Kobe’s official Ice Water Challenge in the below Instagram clip: Great job, Kobe! *** Bryant image...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
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Crazy Taiwanese Sculpture Has Snake Biting Kobe’s Achilles Heel (Photo)

Kobe Bryant is particularly popular in Asia. So much so that a sculptor in Taiwan created this work of art portraying a naked Kobe Bryant tangled up in a black mamba, which also appears to be biting his Achilles heel. Kobe is called the Black Mamba by Lakers fans around the world as a term of endearment. Bryant has only played in six NBA games since April 2013 when he tore his Achilles...
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Nike unveils 'House of Mamba' LED basketball court

We may have reached a new level for interactive basketball courts. Nike recently teamed up with AKQA and produced the world’s first full-sized reactive LED basketball court in Shanghai, China. The court will help athletes train and adds an interactive, engaging element to a normal training session. It mimics drills based on Kobe Bryant’s own training regimen, and features motion...
Via The Sports Daily
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Anthony Davis on Kobe Bryant: “ took me under his wing”

When Kobe Bryant first came into the league, he was a young player with a lot of skill on the court, but not so much when the final buzzer sounded and he stepped off it. For years, Bryant was branded a “loner” and usually stayed separate from the rest of his teammates. However, as Bryant grew older and matured as both a player and a person, the eventual five-time NBA champion...
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Kobe on potential Wiggins trade: Cavs are making a mistake

TweetBefore Kobe Bryant became the superstar he’s been for the past decade-plus, he was drafted 13th overall in 1996 by the Charlotte Hornets and promptly traded to the Lakers for veteran center Vlade Divac. The rest as they say, is history. With the Cavaliers set to send top draft choice Andrew Wiggins to Minnesota for Kevin Love, Bryant is comparing the move to Charlotte’s...
Via Los That Sports Blog
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant Feels Cavs Making Mistake By Trading Andrew Wiggins

Kobe Bryant is comparing Andrew Wiggins’ situation to when he was dealt – Mandatory Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images via Lakers’ guard Kobe Bryant knows the feeling when it comes to being dealt early in his career, and is relating Andrew Wiggins’ current situation to his. And Bryant’s thinking if Cleveland winds up shipping Wiggins to Minnesota when he becomes...
Via The Sports Journal
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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