Kobe Jumps Over a Moving Aston Martin to Promote Shoe

Seen below is Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant doing his best to promote his new shoe…and ensure the Lakers have zero chance in the NBA Playoffs. We’re not experts on shadows and perspective, but this looks pretty damn real. I wonder what Phil Jackson has to say about this.

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Update: Is that Ronny Turiaf with him?

Update 2: Lakers Blog over at the LA Times reports that the video is indeed fake.

From the article: Also, to address a question freaking out a few of our worry wart-ier readers… no, The New Jack Bauer is not really pulling off the stunt.  Kobe described the sequence as “Hollywood” after last night’s game (“If ‘Rambo Part XX’ can be a one-man militia, I can jump over an Aston Martin.”)

11 comments… add one

  • peter April 10, 2008, 2:23 pm

    “I got it! I got it! I got this! Do you trust your boy?”

  • Conner April 10, 2008, 2:30 pm

    yea thats ronie turiaf

  • User Tackle April 10, 2008, 8:44 pm

    I thought Kobe was Adidas??? And it’s not real.

  • Ryan April 10, 2008, 8:51 pm

    Kobe has been with Nike since ’03

  • peter April 10, 2008, 8:56 pm

    No it’s definitely real.

  • kevin April 10, 2008, 9:14 pm

    he puts joey gathright to shame. thats for damn sure.

  • maya April 11, 2008, 2:01 pm

    Kobe is just A.W.S.O.M.E.
    You’ve never seen anyone else in the nba do that!
    Now we definitely know who deserves MVP!

  • peter April 11, 2008, 2:29 pm

    Damnit, it’s definitely fake.

    http://nbcsports.msnbc.com/id/24071921/

  • tim April 11, 2008, 4:00 pm

    kobe stopped working with adidas years ago. where have you been?

  • wow February 15, 2009, 7:25 pm

    people are insanely dumb for believing this is real. would the lakers let there 9 figure investment jump a moving car thats traveling at him? no. would kobe, who doesn’t even like to pass the ball, risk his career to promote a show he already got a check for? no. get real. people who bite for this are the reason america has such a low national IQ

  • Chrystal April 15, 2009, 6:50 am

    this is so not real because i am in physics and i know how all this works. if he would have really jumped over the car his shadow would have definantly been placed different on the car. he was totally beside it because if you jump iver the bottom of your shadow is going to show on the car not the whole side profile shadow. duh. i cant believe people would believe this

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