Originally written on Bloguin Best  |  Last updated 1/18/13
One of my favorite things is reading personal interviews with athletes. The interviewer asks the typical questions like, “what were you thinking during this play?” or “how are you going to turn this season around?” but also asks about movies, family and any other random topics that show that athletes have lives outside their respective sports. Kobe Bryant recently sat down with ESPN’s Chris Palmer and of course they discussed the subpar Lakers’ season and Kobe’s legacy but they also talked about “Django Unchained,” commercials, everyday tasks and even Kobe’s aversion to dog poo. Kobe also takes the opportunity to brag about his one-on-one chops. He seems to think he is the best ever, saying he could beat LeBron, “no question.” He thinks Kevin Durant would probably give him the most trouble because of his length, but I get the impression he thinks he is unbeatable. Palmer also asks him who he would want to play, active or retired and Kobe says assertively, “Jordan.” They nev
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