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Reports: Kobe Received Drug Test After Olympic Game

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Whenever a player scores 20 points in a half, he is celebrated in the locker room and fans often marvel at his greatness. Kobe Bryant scored 20 in the second half of Team USA’s win over Australia, in one of the biggest stages in basketball. However, instead of receiving praise, Bryant had to take a drug test.

According to reports, Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant received on Olympic drug test after his outburst against Australia.

According to a source, Bryant was the USA player chosen to take the mandatory random drug test after the late-night contest and was unable to ride back to the team hotel with his teammates. With the game beginning at 10:15 p.m. here, Bryant didn’t arrive back at the hotel until 2 a.m.

Something like this directly after a basketball game is quite rare, but the Olympics are known for its strict policy. The only possible cause for something like this is that perhaps the Games thought performance-enhancing drugs helped Bryant to his 20-point game.

I’m sure after handing the testers his sample he simply added, ‘you’re welcome.’

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  • Cd

    I think the only “poison” the Olympic committee could find is “ice cold venom.” #Mambakills

  • enrique

    So, I’m guessing the IOC doesn’t watch a lot of NBA, let alone the Lakers? I mean, every NBA fan knows that Kobe can go off at any time when he needs to.

  • thatkidkoshi

    Haters everywhere!!!! They cant handle the BLACK MAMBA!!!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/RRDLNVTR5EH63SBDAPQCTVQA4Y Jonathan

     Kobe is known for his hard work off the court eveyrbody knows that for his age damn he still got the skills n he is a the Black Mamba killer instinct

  • http://twitter.com/Adamjlx Adam Lee

    Guess they know nothing about USA basketball players. We are ELITES of the ELITES. 

  • Derwin Fields

    It doesn’t suprise me @ these games.How many other athletes you hear about getting tested?The Mamba Man Is @ almost every event supporting the USA he isnt hiding out.He’s enjoying his life and the history that’s being made.A waste of time Catch Us In Rio 2016 when everything is a go.LoL

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1584153567 Vladimir Rivera

    The Olympic committee is just collecting DNA! Soon they will clone all the world’s best atheletes! Muahahahaha!

  • MofeTheGreat

    Lol, damn yall cant be serious. Leave my dude Kobe alone. Its not his fault, why yall think he is labeled as the MAMBA.

  • Ne0

    Waste of time and money.

  • Donmega15d

    This is Funny because if he was on drugs it would cost him. And because he’s “not” It should cost them!!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1038512694 Anthony McKinney

    Give Lebron a random drug test and see what they come up with cause that boy is on something.  The roids got his hair falling out.

  • So CaL

    Maybe they stuck him w/ hate infected niddle because they hate Black Bamba Greatness !  This is called .. MB me & Eat, Jealousy.! Because they want see me fail but i’m The Greatttest Laker Ever ! ANd I Think  My Team Just Got Better, A Laker  Dynasty. The Tradition Just Look At The Legacy,. Cheer Greatness. Thats All I’m Going To Give You When You See Me Greatness. I LOVE U K0BE DAWG ! ! !

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1278212850 Marcus Mitchell

    One player is selected after each game; usually its the top scorer. If Kobe had doped up, it would have happened only after the 3rd quarter, ’cause he stank up the joint up until he hit the 5 consecutive 3 pointers.

  • BerlinSpy

    So apparently the whole concept of all athletes being subject to drug testing eludes Lakers Nation.

  • http://twitter.com/hunterfals22 Hunter Fals

    That’s stupid they can they get it in there head? Kobe was the greatest and will go down in history. Excuses people trying to mess with the world greatest is bs.
    #kobethegreat

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