Kobe Bryant Joins Chinese Social Media Site

kobeKobe Bryant is one of the world’s most popular athletes and his brand has reached every corner of the earth. Kobe’s appeal is strong even in other countries and his international popularity was evident during the past two Summer Olympics.

China, in particular, is very fond of the Los Angeles Lakers guard and fans line up to catch a glimpse of Bryant whenever he makes a visit to the country.

---- Test your black mamba knowledge by taking this Kobe Bryant quiz! ----

Yahoo! Sports reports that Bryant has a made an account on Chinese social media site Sina Weibo, a widely used microblogging network similar to Twitter.

Sina Weibo has verified that the NBA superstar has set up an individual account on its hugely popular microblogging site. Bryant’s followers numbered more than 100,000 within hours on Thursday, although no comments from Bryant had appeared.

Bryant has several fan pages on the website and one of them has over 200,000 followers. Kobe took over Nike Basketball’s Sina Weibo account a few days before his personal account opened, something he did before officially joining Twitter.

Ever since joining Twitter, Bryant has been very active with his fans, so it will be interesting to see how he uses Sina Weibo.

You May Also Like

Anthony Davis: Lakers Found Their ‘Swag’ In Second Half After Warriors ‘Poked The Bear’

In a game that certainly lived up to the hype, the Los Angeles Lakers ultimately pulled out a win against the Golden State Warriors…

Lakers News: Anthony Davis Dealing With Groin Injury, Hopes To Play Against Rockets

It is safe to say that Anthony Davis is back to playing at his normal elite level after he turned in another solid performance…

Wayne Ellington Believes Lakers Will Get First Win On Sunday

The first five games for the Los Angeles Lakers have been brutal…

CourtCast: Lakers vs Celtics, D’Angelo Russell vs Isaiah Thomas, Value In 2017 NBA Draft

The Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics have one of the most historic rivalries of all time. With their first meeting of the 2016-2017 season looming, CourtCast by Lakers Nation breaks down both teams…