Six Ways to Spot a Closet Kobe Bryant Lover

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Six Ways to Spot a Closet Kobe Bryant Lover
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Kobe Bean Bryant...where to begin... 

Well, I remember reading a piece a few weeks ago that got me to thinking about Mr. Bean, which is something I try never to do.

You see, I loathe Kobe Bryant. On the court. I don't know him off the court, but he seems like a decent guy. Loves his kids and family.  Only arrested once, (what? too soon?). So I don't hate the guy as a human being.

But on the court...ugh. I hate his beady little eyes when he squints right before blowing by his defender. I hate the way he juts out his jaw when the game is on the line.

And that thing he does when my team is up one and he hits that shot with no time left? Yeah, not one of my favorite things.

So I scoffed when I started reading Mr. Jones' piece. But then it occurred to me as I flipped through the pages...

Am I? Could I? There is no way that a born and bred Bostonian could actually be a...I can't even say it.

But there are ways to figure out if you are a CKL.

So in honor of KBB potentially getting his sixth ring, let us examine this potential phenomenon.

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