Monday, December 14th, 2009 at 2:35 pm  |  20 responses

Mamba No. 24

Kobe vs. Kobe.


Photos by Atiba Jefferson
Originally published in SLAM 126

You’ve heard it said about the greatest athletes before (“Only Kobe can stop Kobe.”), but you’ve probably never seen portraits that illustrate the point so well. Thanks, Atiba.–Ed.

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  • http://www.yamahyouth.com Gerwin


  • http://slamonline.com/ niQ

    Check Kobe’s right hand in the second picture. nuff said.

  • kobesbestfriend

    Lebron’s and MJ’s nightmare

  • Dave

    kobesbestfriend Posted: Dec.14 at 3:41 pm
    Lebron’s and MJ’s nightmare

    @kobesbestfriend, lay off the rocks my man, you seem to be hallucinating.

  • roman

    Only a homo would pick up on that@niQ

  • http://www.another48minutes.com Gerard Himself

    kobesbestfriend: awful post. Atiba Jefferson: well done, as always!

  • The Wize

    Laugh all you want, between them they have won 8 rings.

  • http://www.kb24.com The Seed


  • TC

    awesome player, awesome shoes……

  • http://www.twitter.com/Th3_R3al_Chris Th3_R3al_Chris

    One of the Kobe’s should have been wearing #8.


    Kobe mite as well had signed with reebok those ugly @ss shoes he keeps coming out with

  • Robb

    Black Mamba! yeah!

  • robb

    Black Mamba yeah!

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  • http://www.realcavsfans.com Anton

    If a Mamba r@pes a rabbit in a forrest but no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?

  • http://www.triplejunearthed.com/dacre Dacre

    Black Mamba is in the ‘away’ uni?

  • http://www.triplejunearthed.com/dacre Dacre

    Anton Posted: Dec.16 at 2:28 pm
    If a Mamba r@pes a rabbit in a forrest but no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?
    The sound of one mamba clapping

  • Lionel…

    kobe, where r u…


    shucks i’m bored..

  • Lionel…

    hey Dacre
    nearly forgot abt dat incident…