Apr 26, 2010, 8:02 PM EDT
Yes, this video is fake. It’s an actual local LA television news look and intro, so it feels real. But it is not.
The beauty of it, of all good satire, is that it is just close enough to reality to hit home. And if you’ve interacted with Kobe fans, if you’ve seen how some LA fans treat Kobe like a deity, you’d think this is pretty damn funny.
- Report: Anthony Bennett pulled from pro-am by agent, possibly due to his inclusion in Kevin Love trade talks 29
- Report: Sixers fighting against immediate changes to NBA Draft Lottery system 39
- Team USA going small ball, but how many bigs do they keep on the bench? 4
- Report: LeBron James more popular than he ever was with the Heat 14
- Durant says 2014 USA team better than 2010 version that won gold 6
- Kevin Durant knows you’re talking about his free agency but isn’t giving many clues. He liked what LeBron did. 16
- Byron Scott makes ridiculous optimism sound reasonable 44
- Derrick Rose told Carmelo Anthony that if he came to Chicago “the game would be easy” 42