With the 2015 Sprite Slam Dunk Contest on the horizon, here is a look back at the most memorable photos and videos from the competition over the years.
Kobe Bryant and Kobe beef have more in common than you’d think.
The WNBA is estimated to pay a total of $10.3 million in salaries, or roughly 1/3 of Kobe Bryant’s current salary.
Celebs: They really are just like us.
“It is not right to say what I said. I’m sorry. And apologize.”
The Black Mamba is coming back.
Bryant shared this photo on his Instagram account after news broke that Howard was heading to the Houston Rockets. Oh, snap!
Plus a liquid-nitrogen pool party gone predictably wrong, the greatest possible Wet Hot American Summer supercut, and the story of a graphic designer’s incredibly heartwarming tattoo.
The 34-year-old Lakers legend, at home rehabbing a torn Achilles, is memorialized in an NBA Forever ad. Is the NBA closing the book on the Age of Kobe, and of Dirk Nowitzki, who was also honored with a commercial that plays like a eulogy?
Have you ever wanted to see inside Kobe… Oh wait. No. Not like that. (Warning: Graphic.)
Kobe Bryant went down with a “probable torn Achilles.”
The Black Mamba was no pushover in the early years, but learning from the best takes time.
Kobe’s laughter was clearly covering up the fact that he wanted to murder Kimmel on the spot.
This is the work of a brave soul.
Self-appointed nicknames need to be stopped!
And it’s actually a pretty effective strategy.
I think someone might be losing his mind.
Kobe Bryant told an interviewer that the Lakers “will make the playoffs.” They probably won’t, but this is what they’d have to do to get in.
No one takes things as seriously as Kobe Bryant. I think he’d punch a kid over Connect 4.
Kobe Bryant is a pretty cool guy: part one of one.
Kobe Bryant is the Weirdest Human.
Kobe Bryant is a wizard. No 34-year-old should be able to do this.
“It’s okay, guys, the real season doesn’t start until February.”
This is about as awkward as Twitter exchanges can get.
As the Lakers’ season rapidly unravels, Kobe Bryant has turned his young Twitter into a completely bizarre exercise in trying to seem like an actual human.