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Anthony Davis Eyes Kobe Bryant: Looking at Other Famous Sports Challenges
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We've all been called-out or challenged for different things in our lives, no matter how silly or how serious. It starts early with duck-duck-goose and red rover and continues from there. 

Former Kentucky center and current No. 1 NBA draft pick to be Anthony Davis is the latest in a long line of sports call-outs, or challenges, if you will.

The shot he fired is much more funny than it is serious.

His target?

None other than the Black Mamba, Kobe Bryant himself.

Davis made an appearance on The Dan Patrick Show, and the topic of players he would most like to go against or shut down came up. Davis, never lacking in the humor or confidence departments, aimed high. Kobe was at the top of his list.

The line of the interview was when he told Patrick: "Tell him I'll be waiting."

For those outside of Big Blue Nation, Davis chose to keep his famous unibrow because he felt it made him unique. It is part of his brand. Brow-themed Twitter accounts and T-shirts soon followed, again this just emphasizes that confidence isn't lacking.

I love A.D. as much as anybody, but let's be honest: Kobe is going to get him.

It's not a matter of if Kobe dunks on him, even at this stage of his career. Ask Yao Ming, Dwight Howard and Emeka Okafor.

It's a matter of where and when.

Will it be at Staples Center or down in N'awlins? Will it be in the first quarter or the fourth?

For this, I applaud A.D. He went big and he took that youthful, confident approach that you can't help but love.

For more call-outs, check out the following slides.

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