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Report: Bryant allegedly injures man in church

Posted on: August 16, 2011 10:05 am
 
By Matt Moore

Kobe Bryant apparently attended church at St. Therese at Carmel in Carmel Valley on Sunday. At one point, he apparently thought a man was snapping photos of him on his cellphone. And that's where things get hazy. From 10News in San Diego:
Sources told 10News Bryant was attending a church service at St. Therese of Carmel in Carmel Valley Sunday and thought someone was taking pictures of him with a cellphone.

According to police, Bryant took the phone from the man, did not see any pictures and then left the church.

The man claims he injured his wrist in the incident and had to go to the hospital for treatment.
via Man Claims NBA Star Bryant Injured Him At Local Church - San Diego News Story - KGTV San Diego.

Already, the claims of the man just looking for money are out there, but the police being involved is a little bit higher of a concern, as is the fact that sources beyond the injured man are cited in the report. This could very well be the last we hear of the incident if police conclude there's nothing to it. If it does continue though, it could be a headache for Bryant. 

Because, you know, he really hasn't had enough trouble in the past fourteen years. 

Here's a question. Doesn't Bryant have protection, in terms of bodyguards? Wouldn't they be the best to take care of this situation? Is there a reason Bryant himself is confronting anyone, if the allegations are true?

Well, it's Kobe. So that means the comments should alternate with premature defense and attacks on his character over an uncomfirmed incident.  

(HT: SLAM
Comments

Since: Nov 5, 2009
Posted on: August 16, 2011 12:39 pm
 

Report: Bryant allegedly injures man in church

oh my god what else just let the man go overseas and play basketball. People these days will do anything to screw over other peoples lives to make theres better. I know these are tough times but dont try to screw someone else to make your life better.



Since: Dec 28, 2006
Posted on: August 16, 2011 12:29 pm
 

Report: Bryant allegedly injures man in church

politicizing a straightforward story...shameful



Since: Aug 21, 2006
Posted on: August 16, 2011 12:14 pm
 

Report: Bryant allegedly injures man in church

bring a bodyguard to Church?  This isn't a mosque



Since: Feb 17, 2009
Posted on: August 16, 2011 12:01 pm
 

Report: Bryant allegedly injures man in church

My opinion is that if the guy was taking pictures of him in church he should have snapped his arm off and beat him with it. My GUESS is that he found no pictures, they talked it out and Kobe left. After some religious epiphany of some sort, the piece of crap was persuaded by his church cronies that he was hurt.

      As for the bodygaurd comments: maybe Kobe tells the truth when he says and insinuates that he just doesn't care about these things. I find it refreshing that some are willing to handle this type of incident by themselves. I have gained a miniscule amount of respect for this over-hyped thug on this day.



Since: Aug 16, 2007
Posted on: August 16, 2011 11:57 am
 

Report: Bryant allegedly injures man in church

Zzzzzzzzz....this is a non-story at best.  LAME.



Since: Nov 1, 2007
Posted on: August 16, 2011 11:50 am
 

Report: Bryant allegedly injures man in church

Hey cool.. Carmel Valley is in the news.



Since: May 7, 2009
Posted on: August 16, 2011 11:36 am
 

Report: Bryant allegedly injures man in church

please check spelling and facts--and use larger brain next time



Since: Aug 21, 2007
Posted on: August 16, 2011 11:31 am
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Since: Jun 25, 2009
Posted on: August 16, 2011 11:28 am
 

Report: Bryant allegedly injures man in church

Who brings a bodyguard to church moron? Matt: Do us a favor and get a life. Thanks.

Really? Do you think famous people just walk into a little church whenever they feel like it with their wives holding their hand?  Seriously? Do you think that's where people draw the line?  Yeah, the old unwritten rule.  Nobody takes pictures of a famous person in church.... right !!!

Like it or not there is a cost that comes with making 30 or 40 or 50 million dollars per year and all because somebody is good at basketball. And that cost is your privacy is basically gone.  There is no privacy... not at church, not at a park, not at a mall, not anywhere.  Anybody that thinks there isn't is an idiot.




Since: Jan 20, 2008
Posted on: August 16, 2011 11:21 am
 

Report: Bryant allegedly injures man in church

Yes because everyone who goes to church is obviously a good person and therefore no need for someone of Kobe's status to have security (face-palm)


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