things kobe said after a screening of his animated short at tribecca film festival

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"Seals are too athletic for great whites, so they sit back and bide their time. That's how I guarded Allen Iverson 8
His 2009 Game 6 performance against the Nuggets was inspired by Beethoven's 5th Symphony. 6
"In sports, you have restrictions." He's referring to teammates. 3
Kobe had 60 in his last game, but could've had 90 if he didn't miss the easy ones. 2
When Kobe meditated, he'd think about basketball, but then his mind began to drift to narrative and story arc. 2
That same night he was so caught up in his writing that he "forgot" he had a basketball game. 1
Kobe knew he wanted John Williams to score his next project, but he had to finish Star Wars first. 1
"I love writing as much as I loved basketball," he lied. 0
Asked who his greatest inspiration was, Kobe answered "Michael Jackson." 0


Clay, Monday, 24 April 2017 04:30 (one year ago) Permalink

i really want to see him film now!

Karl Malone, Monday, 24 April 2017 04:38 (one year ago) Permalink

Narrative and story arc

Spottie, Monday, 24 April 2017 07:23 (one year ago) Permalink

seals

, Monday, 24 April 2017 11:48 (one year ago) Permalink

seals def

micah, Tuesday, 25 April 2017 04:48 (one year ago) Permalink

seals

a little too mature to be cute (Aimless), Tuesday, 25 April 2017 21:36 (one year ago) Permalink

Even I voted seals

El Tomboto, Tuesday, 25 April 2017 22:43 (one year ago) Permalink

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System, Sunday, 30 April 2017 00:01 (one year ago) Permalink

"In sports, you have restrictions." He's referring to teammates.

this is the essence of kobe right here

nice cage (m bison), Sunday, 30 April 2017 06:10 (one year ago) Permalink

its perfect he think hes being so mature about the hinderance of teammates

lag∞n, Sunday, 30 April 2017 14:38 (one year ago) Permalink

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System, Monday, 1 May 2017 00:01 (one year ago) Permalink

good poll

micah, Monday, 1 May 2017 01:17 (one year ago) Permalink

i voted beethoven but i think bise is right that restrictions is the correct choice

lag∞n, Monday, 1 May 2017 01:18 (one year ago) Permalink

W T F

Spottie, Tuesday, 9 May 2017 01:58 (one year ago) Permalink

lol hes so crazed

lag∞n, Tuesday, 9 May 2017 02:07 (one year ago) Permalink

every single thing he does is a cry for help it's pretty beautiful

Clay, Tuesday, 9 May 2017 02:08 (one year ago) Permalink

the MUSECAGE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ab7znwmU5LQ

lag∞n, Tuesday, 9 May 2017 02:10 (one year ago) Permalink

thats song where does this shit come from

lag∞n, Tuesday, 9 May 2017 02:20 (one year ago) Permalink

lmao

http://i.imgur.com/GUadIW6.png

lag∞n, Tuesday, 9 May 2017 02:21 (one year ago) Permalink

Lmbo

Spottie, Tuesday, 9 May 2017 03:00 (one year ago) Permalink

i missed this but kobe is really one of the all time GOAT insane people, i love him to death

J0rdan S., Tuesday, 9 May 2017 03:03 (one year ago) Permalink

i'm making it my life's mission to separate kobe the person -- singularly, hilariously crazy -- from kobe stans, who swear he's the second best player since MJ. one is endlessly entertaining, the other does not matter.

J0rdan S., Tuesday, 9 May 2017 03:05 (one year ago) Permalink

Literally 90% of lakers fans believe he's the 2nd best and their argument is to just point to their ring finger

Spottie, Tuesday, 9 May 2017 03:07 (one year ago) Permalink

I met a human being who said Kobe was better than Jordan because of defense.

Matt Armstrong, Tuesday, 9 May 2017 03:18 (one year ago) Permalink

omfgggg

http://www.espn.com/video/clip/_/id/19008484

i'm sorry if it was already posted but i'm flipping out

k3vin k., Tuesday, 9 May 2017 03:31 (one year ago) Permalink

kobe really represents the worst of humanity

lag∞n, Tuesday, 9 May 2017 03:31 (one year ago) Permalink

i might...not hate kobe anymore? i always thought he was an asshole but he's actually just...really mentally disturbed?

k3vin k., Tuesday, 9 May 2017 03:34 (one year ago) Permalink

hes a mentally disturbed asshole

lag∞n, Tuesday, 9 May 2017 03:35 (one year ago) Permalink

i mean so was hitler

lag∞n, Tuesday, 9 May 2017 03:36 (one year ago) Permalink

fair

k3vin k., Tuesday, 9 May 2017 03:37 (one year ago) Permalink

i mean does anyone here think kobe wldnt start a civilization threatening war or commit genocide to prop up his ego

lag∞n, Tuesday, 9 May 2017 03:39 (one year ago) Permalink

As a basketball player I can't forgive him for the flagrant on mike miller and defending Bynum's midair tackles

Matt Armstrong, Tuesday, 9 May 2017 04:05 (one year ago) Permalink

musecage is really one of the most hilarious and perfect concepts anyone has ever presented

J0rdan S., Tuesday, 9 May 2017 04:15 (one year ago) Permalink

being so consumed by something that inspires you that eventually traps you and makes your life hell... the most kobe thing imaginable

J0rdan S., Tuesday, 9 May 2017 04:16 (one year ago) Permalink

dark musings lol

lag∞n, Tuesday, 9 May 2017 04:16 (one year ago) Permalink

a child puppet chanting crush kill destroy

lag∞n, Tuesday, 9 May 2017 04:17 (one year ago) Permalink

all this stuff is normal inside kobes head

lag∞n, Tuesday, 9 May 2017 04:17 (one year ago) Permalink

^^^

k3vin k., Tuesday, 9 May 2017 04:21 (one year ago) Permalink

imagine if kobe was your dad

Clay, Tuesday, 9 May 2017 04:21 (one year ago) Permalink

like the shit he must drill into his children is the truly dark musing for me rn

Clay, Tuesday, 9 May 2017 04:22 (one year ago) Permalink

this could be wildly off but... i think it's prob good he has three daughters

J0rdan S., Tuesday, 9 May 2017 04:24 (one year ago) Permalink

ya was thinking the same thing clay

lag∞n, Tuesday, 9 May 2017 04:24 (one year ago) Permalink

a child puppet chanting crush kill destroy

― lag∞n, Tuesday, May 9, 2017 12:17 AM (one hour ago) Bookmark Flag Post Permalink

this is excellent & good

sexualing healing (crüt), Tuesday, 9 May 2017 06:02 (one year ago) Permalink

I missed this but would have voted seals

Although clays phrasing there makes it sound like Kobe had to finish Star Wars first before he could meet with john Williams which if real would get my vote for eternity

Seriously now I kinda want someone to work with Kobe to create a treatment for Star Wars 8 and flash animate it or something before the real thing arrives

gis for westbrook shark jump (agent hibachi), Tuesday, 9 May 2017 22:21 (one year ago) Permalink

#musecage

-_- (jim in vancouver), Tuesday, 9 May 2017 22:46 (one year ago) Permalink

sexualing healing (crüt)
Posted: May 9, 2017 at 12:02:46 AM
a child puppet chanting crush kill destroy
― lag∞n, Tuesday, May 9, 2017 12:17 AM (one hour ago) Bookmark Flag Post Permalink

this is excellent & good

child /snake/ puppet

lag∞n, Wednesday, 10 May 2017 00:39 (one year ago) Permalink

Learning about the art of story from one of my muses today. Thank you @GRRMspeaking #muse #musecage pic.twitter.com/8ujSrkKJ7h

— Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) May 12, 2017

muse on and dominate (Clay), Friday, 12 May 2017 23:48 (one year ago) Permalink

dark muse clearly judging by the clothes

lag∞n, Saturday, 13 May 2017 02:56 (one year ago) Permalink

three months pass...

lmfao doggggggg

The Mamba joins composer John Williams at the Hollywood Bowl to recite his "Dear Basketball" poem

🎥: https://t.co/RHc7bznMjt pic.twitter.com/hjNluRAzN4

— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) September 4, 2017

Spottie, Monday, 4 September 2017 06:09 (one year ago) Permalink

oh, kobe. i hope you are with us forever.

Clay, Monday, 4 September 2017 06:15 (one year ago) Permalink

my god

lag∞n, Monday, 4 September 2017 13:12 (one year ago) Permalink

i literally can't watch that

illegal economic migration (Tracer Hand), Monday, 4 September 2017 13:25 (one year ago) Permalink

four months pass...

Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) to host a new show on ESPN called Detail. Written, produced and hosted by the #Lakers legend himself. Premieres in March, via @ESPNPR

— Ryan Ward (@RyanWardLA) January 12, 2018

Spottie, Friday, 12 January 2018 19:54 (eleven months ago) Permalink

o man lol

lag∞n, Friday, 12 January 2018 19:58 (eleven months ago) Permalink

ayiyi

illegal economic migration (Tracer Hand), Friday, 12 January 2018 23:22 (eleven months ago) Permalink

wait, he got on oscar nod for this nonsense? lolll

Kobe Bryant​ is now an Oscar nominee!

He gives us an inside look at the making of his now Academy Award-nominated animated short film, "Dear Basketball." pic.twitter.com/0JGdPcgzJh

— Yahoo Sports NBA (@YahooSportsNBA) January 23, 2018

Spottie, Tuesday, 23 January 2018 16:58 (ten months ago) Permalink

someone called in a favor

lag∞n, Tuesday, 23 January 2018 19:30 (ten months ago) Permalink

one month passes...

guys kobe won an oscar i'm so happy, he's gonna lose whatever fraction of sanity he has left

Clay, Monday, 5 March 2018 03:00 (nine months ago) Permalink

unreal

they call me melo gelo (Spottie), Monday, 5 March 2018 04:24 (nine months ago) Permalink

Still a rapist

EZ Snappin, Monday, 5 March 2018 04:37 (nine months ago) Permalink

we are all in the musecage now

lag∞n, Monday, 5 March 2018 06:02 (nine months ago) Permalink

nah fuck kobe forever

micah, Monday, 5 March 2018 06:16 (nine months ago) Permalink

obvs in retrospect that a voting body full of lakers fans wld make this fateful decision

lag∞n, Monday, 5 March 2018 14:59 (nine months ago) Permalink

fraud

they call me melo gelo (Spottie), Tuesday, 6 March 2018 04:21 (nine months ago) Permalink

someone teach kobe about recency bias

Clay, Tuesday, 6 March 2018 04:30 (nine months ago) Permalink

one month passes...

https://i.imgur.com/ZZE6N51.jpg

, Monday, 23 April 2018 01:50 (seven months ago) Permalink

cyber kobe lurkin’

calstars, Monday, 23 April 2018 02:08 (seven months ago) Permalink

On espn+ which uh what is that?

they call me melo gelo (Spottie), Monday, 23 April 2018 02:46 (seven months ago) Permalink

i dont deserve to be exposed to the mind of kobe bryant like i try to be a good person you know

lag∞n, Monday, 23 April 2018 03:09 (seven months ago) Permalink

three weeks pass...

https://www.yahoo.com/sports/time-kobe-bryant-asked-heath-ledger-dark-knight-destroy-gotham-205741443.html

“There was one time when Kobe, who I worked with for 18 years, was going back to play in Madison Square Garden, and he had just seen ‘The Dark Knight,'” said Pelinka. “Obviously, you guys saw that movie, and he’s like, ‘Hey, hook me up with dinner with Heath Ledger, because he got so locked in to that role. I want to know how he mentally went there.’ So, he had dinner with Heath, and he talked about how he locks in for a role. And Kobe used some of that in his game against the Knicks.”

Ledger posthumously won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as the Joker in “The Dark Knight.” He died during the film’s editing process in January 2008, six months before the film’s release, which presumably means Kobe watched a screener of the film before it was finished.

huh idk

omar little, Saturday, 19 May 2018 00:01 (six months ago) Permalink

I think Pelinka is telling a tall tale.

EZ Snappin, Saturday, 19 May 2018 00:12 (six months ago) Permalink

Kobe probably saw A Knight’s Tale.

omar little, Saturday, 19 May 2018 00:32 (six months ago) Permalink

lol

sprout god (lag∞n), Saturday, 19 May 2018 00:34 (six months ago) Permalink

one month passes...

jfc incredible

sprout god (lag∞n), Tuesday, 17 July 2018 15:44 (four months ago) Permalink

lol how long are the suits going to humor him theres no way anyone* is watching this shit

*besides students of kobes derangement obvs

sprout god (lag∞n), Tuesday, 17 July 2018 15:46 (four months ago) Permalink

like who even is it thats trying to make kobe the storyteller a thing its such a blatantly off the wall concept, they got him an oscar lol wtf

sprout god (lag∞n), Tuesday, 17 July 2018 15:47 (four months ago) Permalink

truly bizarre

InfoWarriors (Spottie), Tuesday, 17 July 2018 16:22 (four months ago) Permalink

kobestan is a populous country

k3vin k., Tuesday, 17 July 2018 18:27 (four months ago) Permalink

two months pass...

ELLEN! You’re the best – thank you for having me! @theellenshow #ThePunies #MambaMentalityBook pic.twitter.com/wpNFmbr8GY

— Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) September 28, 2018

Machine Gunk Jelly (Spottie), Friday, 28 September 2018 17:04 (two months ago) Permalink

o no

Don’t watch the overhead angle of the Kobe-Barnes no flinch unless you want it to be totally ruined.

— Taco Trey Kerby (@treykerby) October 2, 2018

He wasnt standing in front of him when he did it my whole life is a lie pic.twitter.com/8pGF2IRAjQ

— Rob Perez (@World_Wide_Wob) October 2, 2018

lag∞n, Tuesday, 2 October 2018 15:27 (two months ago) Permalink

I’m shook

Machine Gunk Jelly (Spottie), Tuesday, 2 October 2018 16:02 (two months ago) Permalink

if you watch the vid you'll see Barnes is looking left but moves the ball slightly right towards Kobe's face, not as direct as the side view implies but enough of an feint that a normal human being without ice in their veins would have flinched.

omar little, Tuesday, 2 October 2018 16:22 (two months ago) Permalink

*a feint

if anything the above view answers some pressing questions i had about the veracity of the original angle and i'll allow that Kobe is a villain Barnes couldn't intimidate there

omar little, Tuesday, 2 October 2018 16:24 (two months ago) Permalink

pass fake to the right of kobes head he had no reason to flinch tbqh, prob the reason for kobes extreme nonchalance is he knew a timeout was coming therefor did not bother to guard the inbounder

Oh no pic.twitter.com/PFcQGMQDF1

— Austen Leake (@TribStarAusten) October 2, 2018

lag∞n, Tuesday, 2 October 2018 18:17 (two months ago) Permalink

two months pass...

We train athletes the MAMBA way | Full Circle + Mamba Mentality pic.twitter.com/oY2Wp9uL7L

— Mamba Sports Academy (@MambaSportsHQ) December 2, 2018

lag∞n, Tuesday, 4 December 2018 17:35 (one week ago) Permalink

smh

Spottie, Tuesday, 4 December 2018 17:38 (one week ago) Permalink

"In sports, you have restrictions." He's referring to teammates.

Not bizarre enough to win, but the best at encapsulating Kobe's career.

A is for (Aimless), Tuesday, 4 December 2018 17:41 (one week ago) Permalink


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