Tattoos and the world of athletics don’t always mix. There are definitely way more bad sports tattoos than good. But when it comes to one Los Angeles Lakers fan, there’s nothing bad about some work he had done on his leg.
Check out this amazing Kobe Bryant tattoo from q_tattoos:
To say this tattoo is well done, would certainly be an understatement. It’s like the artist copied a picture of Kobe directly onto his leg.
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As for Bryant on the court these days, no one is quite sure what to think. He’s coming off a season in which he only played in six game due to Achilles and knee injuries. At 35-years of age, father time is coming for the Black Mamba.
He still wants to win another championship, which is a great goal to have — but it’s also not a realistic thought for the 2014-15 Lakers. The team is coming off a terrible season and even the top pick in this year’s draft won’t be enough to just all of sudden turn things around next year.
The Lakers are going to need a lot of luck and a few shrewd front office moves to become a playoff team again next season. Steve Nash, Pau Gasol and Kobe will all have to be fully healthy, and that’s just not going to happen.
Maybe the Lake Show will be able to arrange a big free agent signing or two, but the safe bet is that the Lakers won’t be back in serious playoff contention for at least two years.