Monday, 25 July 2011
KOBE BRYANT TO TOUR KENYA FOR BASKETBALL CLINIC?
There are reports that NBA star superstar Kobe Bryant might just tour Kenya for a basketball clinic. The LA Lakers MVP has already toured the Philippines and Korea for basketball clinics as part of an Asian tour organized by his sponsor Nike to promote basketball.
A source told Hot Secrets, “There are plans to have Kobe over but no final arrangements and date have been set yet.”
In Seoul the 32-year-old NBA player played one-on-one games with local players, and also spoke with a group of fans, delivering his passion for basketball.
In 2011, Bryant was featured in Taiwanese singer Jay Chou's single, The Heaven and Earth Challenge. The proceeds for downloads of both the single and ringtones were donated to impoverished schools for basketball facilities and equipment. The music video of the single also featured Kobe. The song was also used by Sprite in its 2011 marketing campaign in China.
Kobe has had an elaborate career he led the NBA in scoring during the 2005–06 and 2006–07 seasons. In 2006, he scored a career-high 81 points against the Toronto Raptors, the second-highest number of points scored in a game in NBA history.