Most of the time Kobe Bryant is pretty hard-nosed and serious. There are some moments though when Kobe takes off the game face and actually plays around, like when he does commercials or post-game interviews. Take for instance Kobe’s comments after the Game 7 win against Houston. Why did sharpshooter Sasha Vujacic have a good game (9 points on 4-7 shooting)? Kobe pulled out the Forgetting Sarah Marshall Aldous Snow card to explain:
Thanks to the Kamenetzky bros, who heard Kobe say that at his post-game press conference and posted the Kobe/Sasha Vujacic video. It never really occurred to me when I was watching the Lakers that Sasha resembled Russell Brand but I definitely see it now. I guess if were a guy like Kobe who likes Sasha and is around him all the time that might have caught my eye. If you ask me, all it really takes is a European dude with long hair and stubble to resemble Vujacic.