Kobe Bryant Gets Spiritual & Emotional During Mamba Mentality Tour In Asia

Published on June 29th, 2016 by Astramskas, David | 2,019 views


“I love the smell of the ball and the swishing sound it makes falling through the net. I was born to play basketball.” Said Kobe during a TedX talk on the 126th floor of the 2nd tallest building in the world.

It looks like Kobe Bryant has found ways to keep himself busy after retiring from the NBA. Bryant is currently on a “Nike Mamba Mentality Tour” in Asia and has been seen everywhere from the top of the Shanghai Tower, to hanging with Jackie Chan to hanging with some monk’s at a Buddhist temple.

He also made a trip to the Araneta Coliseum in Manila, where he got a little emotional seeing his jersey hung-up in the rafters.

Here’s a visual recap of Kobe’s past week in Asia.


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David Astramskas,

Aka VincentDa & RedApples fka Expiredpineapples. My alter-ego is a digital-marketing guy in Houston. Won editing awards & created obsolete flash websites that have been featured in mags like Sports Illustrated. Studied film & women at FSU during the golden age of hip-hop. Collects records, laserdiscs, sports memorabilia & toys. Father of 2 daughters that are more athletic and popular on YouTube.

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