This is just one of the scenes post-training for the youth-injected national team, whose youngest member is Kobe at 19.
The basketball heir has shown a more varied skill set in his latest games, particularly on shooting and defense, but every once and a while, it's fun to go back to the basics—dunks for him—and provide a show for the audience.
And while we're patiently waiting for Kobe to put another nationality on a poster in the upcoming Jones Cup, FHM went on and graded a handful of his most impressive slamma jammas.
#7 Kobe would've reclaimed his crown if not for those five pro dunkers!
#6 Never mind the push-off; those Vince Carter unis are dope.
#5 Okay, that wasn't much of a challenge, but still The King...
#4 The one that started it all:
#3 Funny how foreigners appreciate Kobe more than his fellow countrymen.
#2 Especially when he is able to do this kind of (ridiculous) stuff:
#1 How To Make Up For A Boring Opening Play 101