Just when the Los Angeles Lakers rivalry with the Los Angeles Clippers was beginning to heat up- this happens. Kobe Bryant was quoted earlier this week saying it’s “about time” the two NBA teams that share the Staples Center might develop a rivalry. The Clips are the undisputed winners of the NBA offseason after they acquired Chris Paul from New Orleans, and for the first time in well, ever, L.A.’s second basketball team is creating more excitement and anticipation that the first.
But for Kobe, his personal life has some issues that will trump preseason business.
According to TMZ.com, Kobe’s wife Vanessa has filed for divorce.
Vanessa Bryant stayed by Kobe during his sexual assault case, and his alleged infidelity- which led to him buying his wife some ridiculous sized piece of jewelry. (Immortalized in the Twista line “give you ice like Kobe wife.”) So whatever happened must have really been bad to send her over the line.
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Vanessa Bryant signed the papers on Dec...