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Kobe Bryant told everyone that he might post his first Vine video tonight. No it’s not of him twerking but its much scarier if you are a Lakers fan. You can see him below diving of a high board that has to be 40+ feet in the air. One thing is for sure though, Kobe is winning social media right now.

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