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Watch: Kobe Bryant Finds Love for Another Sport in New Ad

Watch: Kobe Bryant Finds Love for Another Sport in New Ad

It's very different from basketball.

Published July 18th

Kobe Bryant has been doing whatever the hell he wants since retiring from the NBA in April.

From joking about the Los Angeles Lakers' disgusting 17-65 record at the ESPYs to being covered in gold slime at the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Sports Awards, the Black Mamba is doing retirement his way.

This latest commercial of his continues that theme. In an ad for Chinese food-delivery startup Ele.me, which reportedly means "Are you hungry?," Kobe gets worked in table tennis before becoming the ultra-competitive beast we know and love as the Black Mamba.

Peep how Kobe turns the table on 'em. Pun intended.

We knew Kobe's other sports love was soccer, but table tennis? Who knew?

“Kobe's worth the money spent, no matter how much,” Tomaz Mok, chairman of McCann Worldgroup China, told Ad Age about the undisclosed amount Ele.me gave the five-time NBA champion for the commercial.

We couldn't agree more.

It's Kobe's world. Can't wait to see his next move.

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Written by BET Staff

(Photo: Rich Polk/Getty Images for The Players' Tribune)

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