Julius Randle takes a How Much Do You Know About Kobe Bryant Quiz | Can you beat him?
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When Julius Randle was drafted by the LA Lakers, Randle posted a pic of himself as a kid wearing a Kobe Bryant jersey. On yesterday’s episode of The Starters, the crew gave Kobe’s new teammate a “How Much Do You Know About Kobe Bryant” Quiz.
Before watching the video, let’s see if you can answer these (pretty easy) questions.
- Who was Kobe traded for on Draft Night?
- What numbers has Kobe worn during his pro career?
- Who coached the Raptors for Kobe’s 81 point game in 2006? (who wrote this unfair question?)
- Which year did Kobe win the Dunk Contest?
- Which college did Kobe attend?
- Who did Kobe take to his High School Prom?
- What is Kobe named after?
- What is Kobe’s Dad’s nickname?
- How many times has Kobe won All-Star Game MVP?
- Which supermodel sang the chorus in Kobe’s song “K.O.B.E”
Considering Randle’s age, I think he did a great job but for you Kobe fanatics, here’s my advanced follow-up questions to the Starters’s questions.
- What was the original trade offer for Kobe? (hint: AP)
- Why did Kobe wear #8? (hint: ADIDAS ABCD Camp)
- What was Kobe’s previous scoring high before the 81 in 2006 (hint: Dallas also in 2006)
- Name 2 players that did better than Kobe in the McDonalds HS Dunk Contest (hint: LE & CB)
- Which college was Kobe going to attend if he didn’t go to the NBA (hint: VC)
- Who did Tim Thomas attempt to meet after Kobe took Brandy to prom (hint: Fresh Prince)
- Kobe is the nephew of what former NBA player (hint: Chubby)
- What is the origin of the Black Mamba nickname (hint: Tarantino)
- Kobe was the youngest All-Star ever in 98. How old was he (hint: 1 more than the amount of points he scored)
- Kobe made his rapping debut on what R&B singers song (hint: Back at One)
Some more Bonus questions
- Which companies dropped Kobe after the Colorado incident?
- What year was it when Kobe wanted to be traded (and almost became a Clipper or supposedly a Mav)?
- What Saturday morning TV show did Kobe appear on in 1997?
- Kobe met Vanessa Bryant on the set of what music video?
- What is Kobe’s record for most field goal attempts in a game (hint: it’s a $hitload and was not from the 81 point game)