Posts Tagged ‘Evan Monsky’

Kobe Bryant reunites with high school point guard

ALL BALL NERVE CENTER — Even though Kobe Bryant is something of a citizen of the world, he was born in Philadelphia and played high school hoops there, which made Tuesday night’s game against the Sixers a homecoming of sorts. I was in Philly for the game, and saw hundreds of people wearing Lakers jerseys, as well as a bunch of people wearing Lower Merion High School gear, a shoutout to Kobe’s prep days.

As it turns out, one of the media members in attendance was Evan Monsky, who was the point guard on Kobe’s high school team two decades ago. He hasn’t connected with Kobe since, but in this video for The 700 Level, Monsky managed to catch up with Kobe, and it looks like it was everything he hoped it would be…