It's the Mamba's birthday. What are some of your favorite Kobe moments?

by Kobe Bryant. ( For the second time in less than a year, Lakers All-Star guard Kobe Bryant and his wife, Vanessa, have listed one of their multi-million dollar Newport Coast, Calif., mansions for sale.

Bryant recently said that he "shattered" his recovery timeframe but still isn't sure if he'll make it back in time for opening night Oct. 29. ALSO: Derek Fisher's team falls at Ball Up Streetball Classic Tour · Kobe Bryant takes in the Drew League

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If the Lakers wanted to keep D12, he had some pretty major demands.

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