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TikTok video of diner offended by hibachi chef’s misunderstood Kobe Bryant reference goes viral

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  • Jeremy Flood posted a TikTok video to share an “awkward” encounter between a customer seated next to him and a hibachi chef at Hiro Japanese Steakhouse in Wilmington, North Carolina.
  • After making a trick shot, the chef paid tribute to Kobe Bryant, a.k.a. “Black Mamba,” by touching his hand to his heart before pointing up and saying the late NBA legend’s nickname.
  • The customer next to Flood did not seem to understand the chef’s reference and asked, “You gotta bring a black man into this?” telling him to “leave him alone.”
  • The chef then attempted to clarify that his statement was not an insult.

A TikTok of a Japanese steakhouse customer who did not understand a hibachi chef’s “Black Mamba” reference recently went viral when she attempted to defend the late Kobe Bryant. 

Yesterday, Jeremy Flood uploaded to his TikTok page a video of the “awkward” encounter between the customer sitting next to him and a hibachi chef at Hiro Japanese Steakhouse in Wilmington, North Carolina. 

China, Which Has More Kobe Bryant Fans Than Anywhere Else, Mourns His Passing

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The tragic death of NBA legend Kobe Bryant overshadowed discussions on the escalating novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in China as millions of fans honored his memory in individual posts and comment sections on social media.

Bryant, 41, passed away in a helicopter crash on a hillside in Calabasas, California on Sunday morning, along with his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven others.

Stolen Kobe Bryant Jersey Returned By Chinese Fan Who Bought it for $2,000

A Chinese fan of Kobe Bryant has returned a jersey he bought online after discovering that he purchased stolen memorabilia of the former Los Angeles Lakers player.

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Kobe Bryant Has Some Great Advice For Anyone Who’s About to Get Very Rich

Basketball legend Kobe Bryant ended his 20-year basketball career in April this year with the historic 60-point farewell game at the Staples Center. Recently, the retired NBA superstar wrote a powerful letter to his younger self advising him how to properly support his friends and relatives.

In the public letter published in The Players’ Tribune,  the basketball legend gave advice to his 17-year-old self to INVEST in family, not to PAY for them.

Kobe Bryant Reveals Why He’s Such a BAMF During a Conference in Shanghai

During an interview at a conference in Shanghai, Kobe Bryant imparted a few wise words of advice to his audience.

The Summit, which took place last week in China, celebrated the gathering of purportedly 400 Chinese entrepreneurs and innovators. In the talk, founder Elliott Bisnow asked Bryant how he deals with pressure. The five-time NBA basketball champion answered:

Man Tweets Epic Story of How Kobe Bryant Destroyed His Childhood and Made Him Hate the Lakers

Last night, Kobe Bryant, basketball superhero to some, played the last game of his extraordinary career leading the Lakers to a narrow 101 to 96 victory against the Utah Jazz, dropping an impressive total of 60 points himself.

He’s an impressive player and many will miss him, no doubt, but Kobe has proven time and time again that he’s also an impressive douche bag.

‘Have Any of You Guys Heard from Kobe?’ Three New Lakers Give the Most Awkward Response

A dead giveaway for how good a particular leader may be is to gauge the reactions of their peers when they are mentioned. For some of the new players on the Los Angeles Lakers, however, any kind of reaction would be welcome.

During the Lakers’ post-free-agency press conference, new players Roy Hibbert, Lou Williams and Brandon Bass were asked if they had heard from Kobe Bryant yet. The awkward yet hilarious moment was captured by ESPN’s Dave McMenamin.