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Dec 12th 2004

kobe bryant: “nobody treats my wife that way–except me!”

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kobe has publicly denounced karl malone for apparently “coming on” to the young NBA superstar’s wife a few weeks ago. he was upset that someone would treat his wife so disrespectfully.

this is curious, considering kobe currently charged with raping a young hotel worker in colorado. even if the facts point to his innocence with regard to rape, he is undeniably and admittedly guilty of cheating on his wife and (i’m just guessing here) hurting her feelings.

why the double standard, then? why couldn’t kobe quietly deal with this in private?

because kobe is a huge narcissist, who can’t stand to have any other talented players on the same team with him. he chased out shaquille o’neill, one of the NBA’s all-time greatest centers last year, adding some tasty parting shots about shaquille’s own problems with marital infidelity. he also managed to chase away one of the NBA’s all-time winningest coaches, phil jackson, after the pampered star’s drama-queen antics contributed to the coach’s first-ever NBA finals loss in 10 trips.

kobe, we know you live in LA, but life doesn’t need to imitate the soap operas! get over yourself! and jerry (buss, lakers’ owner): are you starting to see that you made the wrong choice for your ‘franchise’ player? this might have been prevented by simply perusing your players’ grade school report cards, looking for the phrase “does not work/play well with others”.

32 Responses to “kobe bryant: “nobody treats my wife that way–except me!””

  1. Favorite quote: More Kobe vs. Karl: Isn’t this the funniest story you’ve heard all month? Kobe’s gripe is staggering; THE DUDE CHEATED ON HIS WIFE! – Daily Quickie/ESPN

  2. Shaney Clark

    Well even if Kobe cheated on his wife that was the past and his formal teammate had no business trying to hit on his wife that is very disrespectful especially because malone and bryant were collegues on the same basketball team!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  3. thanks for the insights and i promise that i don’t agree with people hitting on other people’s wives but i just think it’s funny that kobe took this very personal grievance to the american media where he has already been shown to be a total sleazebag and perhaps rapist and does he think the public is going to side with him NOW and does he think that we’re going to change our opinions of him because he’s the victim because he isn’t–his wife is–and i still think kobe sucks.

    there, i got all my ideas out in one sentence, too!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  4. jenne

    I know that kobe did’nt rap her, because she knew that kobe have money. That why she did that for.
    I’m 15 and kobe is my best of all players

  5. but if it was shaquille o’neill, he would’ve, right, jenne? i know this is true because shaq gots his own rap album out.

    word.

  6. I believe Kobe made a terribly mistake and hes gotta pay the price!!! All the deals he lost with McDonands, Spite and I believe he’s doin the right thing cause that dude hit on his wife and he still loves her and cares for her so he’s gonna do somethin about it.. I believe Kobe was falling out in love with Vanessa and then he cheated on her thinking well I’m gonna divorce her so why not and then when it was a huge media attention and he didn’t know what to do his wife was there and made it to his attention she’s not going anywhere and thats when he fell back in love with her… When another dude is hittin’ on his women hes gonna do somethin’ For god sake Karl is 40 and vannessa is 21 thats nasty.. By the way Karl shes way out of your league…. I think Kobe is a great baketball player and he has a chance to be the best ever and hes human and makes mistakes and he is dealing with them but at the end theres always a sun after the rain!!!

  7. Jack

    Kobe sucks!

    I hope Jerry Buss trades his sorry, ball-hogging, self-absorbed ass, and brings back SHAQ and PHIL!

    Kobe should take up golf – basketball is a TEAM sport, Kobe.

  8. Well Kobe made a big mistake and well we should all just forget about because its all in the past. I kinda feel sorry for him because he lost his deal with Sprite McDonalds and Lebron James took over for him in the Nike company so how would u feel if all that crap happened to you. I hate it when people call Kobe a ball hog cause well kobe can shoot the ball a couple times but when he knows that hes hot he shoots so i think Kobe is the best player in the NBA right now.

  9. ThreeD

    Plain and simple: Kobe Bryant is a fricking BALL HOG! I used to like him, but now he just plain SUCKS! LeBron James could run circles around Kobe. Also, Michael Jordan, at age 75 could SMOKE Kobe Bryant. Kobe is a disgrace to the NBA! He should be FIRED!

  10. i love kobe bryant and he not a ball hog its just that he is the only player on his team that can actually shoot the ball and make it in the hoop… kobes my man

  11. Ok, the cheating incident is in the past. If you forgive something, you must leave it in the past. Kobe Bryant has the right to protect his wife. Besides, he’s proved he is an honor man.

  12. tjh

    KOBE # 1

  13. Jeffrey

    All of you KOBE fans, you dont know the essence of playing basketball. Kobe is for golf not for basketball.

  14. BillyBob

    Kobe is a ball hogging , arrogant rapist,nuf said

  15. Leah

    Kobe sucks so bad. All of you who even think Kobe is half-way desent suck also. He thinks he’s the best and yes I also do believe that LeBron could run circles around him all day as well! When he came into the NBA he was even asked if he thought he would ever be AS good as Michael Jordan WAS….he replied with “I think I’m already as good as him if not better.” NOBODY is as good as Michael Jordan WAS and noone ever will be! Kobe needs to get set straight. LeBron’s gona show him how it’s done. And he needs to stop raping girls…

  16. k2

    HAHAHA did you see the losers face when they lost game 7!!! the lil cocky guy talk so much **** even after they lost… such poor sportsmanship

  17. actually, kobe behaved with class after they lost. he was very conciliatory. the big loser from this series, in my opinion is raja bell, who showed himself to be a completely classless whiner.

  18. JKROWL

    Kobe sucks. Hes nothing

  19. [I am so dumb, I] deserve to die.

  20. Kobe didn’t even shake hands with the Suns players.
    Someone should [kiss and hug] the little bastard [because he probably wasn’t hugged enough by his daddy when he was a kid]

  21. Kobe is by far the best player in the world he is 6 6 and like 200 and the only one close to him is LeBron who is 6 10 and 245 kobe is still much better you are gay if you say kobe sucks

  22. Yeah I know, he is so two-faced. But then again, no matter how badly a man treats his wife, he wouldn’t want another man to treat her badly, it’s not concern for the wife, but the possesive streak in men.

  23. good point.

  24. Now_I_Know

    LMAO. People like little Jeffrey need to re-think their lives…:X

  25. Joe

    funny how people can hate someone with such a passion when they’ve never met that person, let alone talked to to him.

    guys that hate these much won’t live long. i expect most of you to succumb to heart failure or stroke in an early age. coz you people love to hate and get mad for no reason. like the guy raped your mother/wife for crying out loud!

    you think kobe sucks coz of the rape “allegation” which have never been proven? go look at the mirror and evaluate yourself. and find out who the bigger sucker is.

  26. BIG-DOG I.N.C.

    The only reasone you people hate kobe is because he is one of the best players in the league after MJ and ya know it.Now ya finally found fault to blame,and ya doing everything ya can to ruine his image but kobe will shake back because he is kobe he performs well under pressure. Put kobe up against any other in the league today and see how they match up.then see who got what. and we dont need shaq to win another ring we got andrew bynum.

  27. dwyane wade sucks

  28. ballin

    umm
    he scored 225 points in 4 games, his off-court life really matters dude

    We don’t have to like Kobe Bryant to love what we’re seeing, don’t have to acknowledge him as one of the greats to understand we’re seeing a once-in-a-lifetime show, don’t have to be students of the game to understand class is in session and Bryant is a professor, schooling kindergartners

  29. KOBE sucks

    8===O—-KOBE is a wannabe MJ he will never be mj the differnce between the 2 is that MJ distributes the ball to this teammates and actually makes plays happen when the defense is triple teaming him while kobe would take the shot. MJ had a way higher fg % then Kobe career wise. Jordan could have easily scored as much as kobe does now but he distributes the ball more to make plays happen. Kobe is the best scorer in the league but it takes more then just scoring to make a complete and dominant team. People dont like kobe because of his arrogance and how he cries over fouls to the refs. like webber does. Lakers wont be winnning any championships until they get someone like Shaq again. (maybe KG from what i heard) Shaq and Wade won a championship after shaq left LA. So kobe does need shaq lawl….

    Im not a Laker hater (loved the magic years) im not a fan of Kobe ^^

  30. KOBE. He is a phenom. Plain and Simple. He is absolutely the most talented player in all of Basketball, Physically. However,………..Mentally, Dude has serious issues. I`ve never seen anyone that worries so much about being told “Kobe, your the greatest”. That is what seperates MJ winning titles with four different centers than Kobe winning three titles with the most dominant center in the game. MJ wasn`t worried about being patted on the back with an “Attaboy”. He was worried about winning, making his teammates better, putting W`s up. Plain and Simple. If and when Kobe can quit worrying about Who`s the greatest, he might have a chance at becoming the greatest. Until then, it`s gonna be Kobe scoring 45 through 3 quarters, then passing to Rony Turiaf when the game`s on the line. He can`t handle real pressure. MJ thrived under real pressure. Big, Big Difference.

  31. aaron joe ballin got it goin on! people do u here what puting down what the hell is wrong with you people. To err is human first of all this man is straight out of high school got all this money and on the biggest stag in the world and in the top 50 players of all time he is #2 bar nun m.j. #1 everybody makes mistakes last time I checked nobody can walk on water yes he is very wrong for his afair but he puts his pants on one leg at a time he got busted for what he did but karl is messed up for what he did team mates stick to gether but on the flip side kobe got mad skills in da game of bb u all. so stop haten~!!!

  32. aaron joe ballin got it goin on! people do u here what puting down what the hell is wrong with you people. To err is human first of all this man is straight out of high school got all this money and on the biggest stage in the world and in the top 50 players of all time he is #2 bar nun m.j. #1 everybody makes mistakes last time I checked nobody can walk on water yes he is very wrong for his afair but he puts his pants on one leg at a time he got busted for what he did but karl is messed up for what he did team mates stick to gether but on the flip side kobe got mad skills in da game of bb u all. so stop haten~!!!