Kobe Bryant sure has come a long way since the days of Eagle, Colorado when he became an untouchable figure in the world of endorsement deals. Since then, he’s left Adidas for Nike and developed an entire Black Mamba brand, even starring in a mini-movie for the swoosh. Recently he’s done commercials for Guitar Hero and he did an ad for Turkish Airlines that caused a rift within the Armenian community. Hopefully Kobe’s latest effort, a commercial for Smart Car in China, will go over with less controversy. Here’s a video of Kobe’s Smart Car commercial as seen at The Lakers Nation:
Who knew that Kobe could be such an effective pitchman? Although he does do one thing really well — play the role of the killer.