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The San Antonio Spurs and Los Angeles Lakers are in an intense battle in the first round of the NBA Playoffs. The Lakers are without their fearless leader Kobe Bryant and it has shown during Game 1. During an interview with Rick Fox, Matt Bonner showed off his “Red Mamba” shirt and you would think that Kobe Bryant would have gotten upset over an opponent being given a similar nickname. Instead he took to Twitter to tell everyone how he felt.
#redmamba haha I luv that
— Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) April 21, 2013
The playoffs aren’t quite the same without Kobe Bryant in them, but he’s just as into the games as ever judging by his Twitter timeline.
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Kobe Bryant shared a Nike “You Showed Us” print advertisement on his Instagram which he said touched him “beyond words.” The ad which was featured in an LA newspaper on Sunday, features a list of inspiring and unique accomplishments made by Kobe. Each feat begins with “You showed us”:
You showed us that an 18-year-old could play with the best.
You showed us that a championship...
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...
In a surprise move, Nike bought ad space in a paper to cheer Kobe Bryant up while he recovers from his torn achilles. The ad reads: You showed us that an 18-year-old could play [...]
Nike's new ad featuring Kobe Bryant implores the injured NBA legend to show us that the impossible is possible.
The Black Mamba may be out of the Playoffs due to injury, but don’t let that stop you from going on a little trip down memory lane at the past season. You probably don’t want to bet against Kobe being ready for opening day 2013.
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Lakers head coach Mike D'Antoni called Kobe Bryant a "fan" following the first game loss to the Spurs and the Black Mamba responded on Twitter.
With Kobe Bryant out for the season due to Achilles surgery, he has pretty much a lot of time on his hands since. One side effect has been his increased presence on social media. He did say he was going to act like #CoachVino on the sidelines and commentweet using his iPhone, and he did during Game 1 of their series against San Antonio. Here are some of his choice words of thought...
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Currently Kobe Bryant is unable to travel with the Lakers due to Achilles injury that will apparently swell up with the high altitude so he’s forced to stay home and watch his team take on the Spurs on the road. And in today’s day and age of social media specifically Twitter Kobe took to the [...]
It isn’t the Lakers if they aren’t surrounded by some off the court drama, right? A huge deal was made out of the fact that injured superstar Kobe Bryant was tweeting throughout the game 1 loss to the San Antonio Spurs. When head coach Mike D’Antoni was asked about it post-game he responded, “he’s a [...]
EL SEGUNDO, CA The promises, speculation and worry are finally over, which sets up another set of obstacles for the Lakers and Spurs to overcome. The 2013 NBA Playoffs have arrived and the slate is clean for the No. 2 and No. 7 seeded teams in the Western Conferences especially in Los Angeles but the pressure has been ratcheted up to ear-splitting volume.
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