The One E-mail That Wasn't Insulting

Emailed Kobe Bryant to get his post-mortem on the Kobe-LeBron puppet ads, since nobody seems to have asked him.

Q: How do your girls (ages 6 and 3) like the puppets?
Bryant: They think they r hilarious!
Q: You think your puppet looks like you?
Bryant: No, more like The Count from Sesame Street.
Q: Do you get to keep the puppet when the season is over?
Bryant: No.

Now that I think about it, The Count and the real Kobe Bryant are a lot alike. Like The Count, Bryant is generally only seen at night. And both can be very cold-blooded, especially in the fourth quarter. Plus, both are very interested in counting.

One ring! Two rings! Three rings! Four rings?

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