Mamba Week: Remembering Kobe Bryant's 1st All-Star Game vs. Michael Jordan

B/R Video@@bleacherreportB/R VideoAugust 25, 2016

It's amazing to think Kobe Bryant's first All-Star Game was in 1998.

There were a number of storylines going into the game, and the media hyped up the battle between Michael Jordan and Bryant.

Bleacher Report sat down with players from the game and media members who were in Madison Square Garden for that iconic night.

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