You may want to call into work and ask for the day off because this Kobe binge is the real deal. 🏀
In honor of the G.O.A.T.’s birthday, NBA TV is airing a daylong Mamba marathon which will include some of his best games and interviews! Whether you want to relive the moments of him winning a slam dunk contest during his rooking year or him scoring 81 points in a single game – Bryant’s greatest game-winning throwbacks will be running continuously on
Order a pizza, tell your bros to bring a 12-pack, and celebrate a true Los Angeles legend’s life the proper way… on your couch and in a Lakers jersey. Here is a list of the Mamba-schedule, pacific standard time, of course.
3 a.m. — Rookie Kobe soars to the Slam Dunk Contest title in Cleveland. (Also airs at 9:30 a.m.)
3:30 a.m. — Nineteen-year-old Kobe scores 33 points in a duel with Michael Jordan (36 points).
5:30 a.m. — Bryant scores 18 points in his very first All-Star Game.
7:30 a.m. — Kobe pours in 28 points, including several clutch overtime baskets, in Game 4 of the 2000 NBA Finals.
10 a.m. — Bryant erupts for 48 points and 16 rebounds to eliminate Sacramento in the 2001 Western Conference Semifinals.
12 p.m. — Kobe scores 81 points in a single game — the second-most in NBA history.
2 p.m. — Kobe puts up 32 points in an overtime win over Orlando in Game 4 of the 2009 NBA Finals.
4 p.m. — Bryant’s interview with Ahmad Rashad. (Also airs at 9 p.m.)
5 p.m. — Kobe sits down with Shaquille O’Neal to discuss their time as teammates. (Also airs at 10 p.m.)
6 p.m. — Bryant scores 60 points in the final game of his career.