Remember When Kobe Bryant Went to the White House Wearing This?

Kyle Newport@@KyleNewportFeatured ColumnistJanuary 14, 2014

The Miami Heat visited the White House on Tuesday, and that brings back memories of past NBA champions making a trip to Washington, D.C.

Specifically, it brings back memories of Kobe Bryant. The man with five championship rings wore one of the most bizarre outfits that we have seen during a team's trip to the White House, via Mavs.com's Bobby Karalla:

That picture comes from the Los Angeles Lakers' White House visit back in 2002, which was in the middle of the team's three-peat.

Those were the happy days of Bryant and Shaquille O'Neal:

Looking back on it, the Black Mamba probably wonders what possessed him to wear that. Maybe he was really into The Matrix?

 

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