The Best Kobe Bryant Nike Commercial You've Never Seen

An Italian Nike commercial featuring Kobe Bryant is found in the basement of filmmaker Enzo G. Casatellari

Surfacing from the basement of Italian '70s exploitation filmmaker Enzo G. Castellari is a rare Nike short film featuring NBA great Kobe Bryant. Milano Kalibro Kobe tells the story of the epic struggle between law enforcement and a gang of ruthless thieves. Order is restored when the Black Mamba (Bryant) comes onto the scene. Bryant spent several years in Italy as a youth (he is fluent in Italian), while his father, Joe "Jellybean" Bryant played professional basketball for several Italian teams. The film features plenty of big-name Italian athletes, like Alberto Aquilani, Marco Belinelli, Gennaro Gattuso, Claudio Marchisio, Marco Materazzi and Giampaolo Pazzini, and it's easily one of Bryant's best Nike spots.


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