Originally posted on Fox Sports Southwest  |  Last updated 4/22/13
Kobe Bryant might be watching the NBA Playoffs from his couch as he recovers from his torn achilles' tendon, but that doesn't mean that the series between the San Antonio Spurs and Los Angeles Lakers is missing any snakes on the floor. In a pregame interview with NBA TV, Matt Bonner, the red-headed power forward of the Spurs, debut a new "Red Mamba" t-shirt, showing it off to the television audience, knowing that the "Black Mamba" was at home watching. And what did Kobe thing of the new nickname and threads? redmamba haha I luv that Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) April 21, 2013 Say what you want about Kobe, but his presence on social media has brought out a new personality in him that everyone can enjoy. If you aren't following him ... you should be. Bryant's in-game tweeting commentary is only proving that we'll be seeing him on some sort of NBA studio programming after his playing career is over. And it's also showing that the guy with the constant snarl on his face when he is on the court isn't afraid to laugh at a good joke, even if it is at his own expense.
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