Kobe Bryant wins chopsticks competition in China

Since when have we seen Kobe Bryant resist taking on the challenge?

He does it with game-winning shots. He does it at times by forcing the issues. He does it by fighting through countless injuries. He does it by evolving his game.

So it’s hardly surprising that Bryant refused to back down from a chopsticks competition during his recent Nike promotional tour in China. But even Bryant’s basketball talent aside, it’s pretty surprising he completely dominated a game he needed instructions on moments before competing.

But that’s Kobe Bryant, never resisting a challenge and always ensuring he succeeds at them.


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