Goodbye, Kobe: Bryant’s Coolest and Weirdest Off-the-Court Moments (Video)
The retiring Laker’s highlights, from jumping over an Aston Martin to performing with Taiwanese pop stars
Jeremy Fuster | April 13, 2016 @ 3:37 PM
Last Updated: April 13, 2016 @ 4:45 PM
Was it real or fake? Well, duh, of course it was fake. But everyone was asking that question for a week when Kobe released a viral video of himself jumping over an Aston Martin to promote some shoes.
The last video was so popular that Bryant did a sequel with some of the guys from "Jackass." This time, he jumped over a pool filled with snakes.
In 2008, Kobe whipped out his best Tom Cruise impression for a "Guitar Hero" commercial that parodied the famous dancing scene from "Risky Business."
In 2011, Kobe became the first athlete to leave his mark in cement at Grauman's Chinese Theatre.
This week, Kobe did a commercial with "Creed" star Michael B. Jordan in which he gives the actor tips on how to play him in a biopic. Jordan's input showed that while Kobe may be at peace with his age, he certainly doesn't want to be reminded of it.
On the other side of the Pacific, Kobe starred in a Taiwanese pop music video as part of a charity project to build basketball courts in underprivileged schools. The results were interesting to say the least.
Kobe has done countless interviews over the years, but no one has been able to get a better conversation out of him than Jimmy Kimmel. Here's a full segment that the two did together at the Nokia Theater back in 2013.