Found November 22, 2012 on Jocks and Stiletto Jill:
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No secret that I adore Kobe Bryant’s cockiness. During Tuesday game against the Nets, while Kobe was at the free throw line, he could be seen having a conversation with Gerald Wallace. The details of the convo are classic Mamba: Wallace wanted to make a bet wit Kobe that he couldn’t make the free throws [...]
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