Originally Posted by Rubio2Gasol
I think Kobe's as real as it gets. His attitude is open and isn't malleable. He never tried to appease the media and he never tried to be something he's not.
You have got to be ****ing kidding.
I literally can't think of a single athlete who has always had such a forced, contrived image to the media. I mean, This guy makes A-Rod look like a pillar of sincerity.
Maybe in the last few years, Kobe has given up on that and just been himself, but jesus christ. Where were you the other 13-14 years?