His Show Produce Great Entertainment, but Conserve It for Lakers, Kobe

When the greatest superstar on the planet suddenly suffers a minor injury, the world suddenly stops, panics, and provokes a controversy as NBA All-Star weekend looms ever so closer.

He is Kobe Bryant, the sensational shooting guard of the Los Angeles Lakers. Within an entertaining association, the NBA is accustomed to witnessing magical buzzer-beaters as time expires, wondrous lay-ins and versatility.

Without calling forth the Great Debate between him and LeBron James, a marketing crusade Vitamin Water unleashed a year ago, including the silly puppet ads created by Nike, Bryant is the one athlete admired globally for his prodigious performance all done in a purple and gold uniform.

Since he’s the epicenter under the bittersweet lights of Hollywood, Kobe is bigger than the Hollywood sign, even the tour sites such as the Walk of Fame and Grauman’s Chinese Theatre.

Where he’s beloved in a town, basketball is an entertainment source in which fans are engaged to the defending champs. In a town where diversity barrens unity, the Lakers is an enthralling franchise that spreads conformity to a major city deprived of a pro football team.

For years, the Lakers have been the most beloved franchise not only because of their amusement, created by the global superstar, but because of their agenda in celebrating on Figueroa Ave., raise championship banners and bring felicity to an entire community.

Among all voters, the latest fuss garnering ridiculous attention is Bryant’s sprained left ankle, an injury limiting him to push off on the bummed ankle and unable to exploit and execute. He, of course, has tallied more All-Star voting ballots than the average athlete. Without his presence, the game seems dull and uninteresting, missing evidently the ultimate trademark of the NBA.

Maybe the die-hard fans and executives are jittery of NBA All-Star TV ratings and attendance descending. If a...

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