(Newser)–Kobe Bryant won’t be resting on his laurels during the NBA lockout. The Los Angeles Laker has verbally agreed to a $3 million contract to play with Italian club Virtus Bologna for the first 40 days of the Italian league season, a source tells the AP. Bryant grew up in Italy and has been there this week for endorsement deals. He is due back in the US for labor talks today but is expected to return to Italy next week with a work visa, according to the source.
How much does Italy just despise America right now? First we send them Snooki and the cast of Jersey Shore over to just get crazy drunk and slutty over there and make their country look like shit. Now we are sending a washed up NBA “superstar” rapist over. Sorry Italy. Some stupid Italian team is going to pay Kobe like 3 million dollars a month to hoop a couple of times a week and pretend not to speak Italian when girls tell him “no”.
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