Thursday, November 25, 2010

Kobe And Vanessa Bryant: NBA, Casino And Controversy

Lakers best basketball player Kobe Bryant and wife Vanessa has been spotted at Bodog Celebrity Poker Invitational and the Los Angeles Lakers 3rd annual Mirage Las Vegas Casino Night for the benefits of L.A. Lakers Youth Foundation. It was held at the Barker Hangar last April 12, 2006 in Santa Monica, California Airport. Players, coaches and staff of L.A Lakers team are all there including their pretty wives.

This is not the first time that Kobe and Wife Vanessa had been seen at a casino, Kobe Bryant is also spotted at LAX night club, Luxor Hotel and Casino on October 15, 2009 in Clark County, Nevada, US.

Talking back about the duel and the L.A. Lakers, well it will always take us back to the atrocious Shaq and Kobe feud in 2004. Today, the latest feud among the Lakers are not about the players itself but all about their wives. Though its not being engage in physical encounter. Vanessa, Kobe Bryant's wife is allegedly not in good terms with Kloe Kardashian, Lamar Odom's wife. According to one source, Vanessa hates Khloe and the rest of her family because Khloe was an attention grabber and fame seekers. Also Khloe is a fake wife that made Vanessa didn't want her to be invited on the dinner for the wives. During the games Vanessa won't seat near Khloe and Khloe was been restricted to the tight-knit loop with the other Lakers' wives had formed.

More About Kobe Bryant:

He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on August 23, 1978. He plays as shooting guard for L.A. Lakers in the NBA who plays, the son of former Philadelphia 76ers player Joe "Jellybean" Bryant. Kobe enjoyed his high school basketball career at Lower Merion High School. He was a fan favorite when he wins the 1997 Slam Dunk Contest and gain his reputation as a high-flyer. The combination of his talent, skill, dedication and hard work was his instrument to build his character as one of the premier athletes in the NBA.

In 2003, Bryant was accused of sexual assault at a hotel in Edwards, Colorado, by a hotel employee and in 2006 Kobe surprised everyone when he announce that he will change his number from 8 to 24 but did not tell the people what is the exact reason about the changing. They say that the number 24 is just a reflection of Kobe's working ethics which is 24-7-35 but there's another theory that he intentionally pick the number 24 because its one digit higher from Michael Jordan's famous number 23.

November 1999 when Kobe meet a 17 year old girl Vanessa Laine who works as a back-up dancer on the The Eastsides of the music video G'd Up. During the time Kobe was working on his debut album which did not released. They become engage, six months later. A year after of April 18, 2001 they exchange their wedding vows at St. Edward Roman Catholic Church in Dana Point, California. Bryant's parent are against the marriage and don't don't want him to marry so young and some other reasons, this disagreement was last over two years and ended only when Kobe and Vanessa had their first child.

At present Kobe Bryant was a fourth on the league's post-season scoring and twelfth in all-time scoring list. He his also a leading scorer in Laker's History. He wins the All-star MVP Award for three times in year 2002, 2007 and 2009 and the youngest who received the defensive honors. A 2008 Olympics gold medalist.

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