Kobe Bryant is not one to back down. 

He spent his entire career going for people’s throats.  

Kobe earned nickname “Black Mamba” thanks to his competitive spirit and his ability to demoralize seemingly at will opponents.

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Bryant seems to be quite protective of this nickname because recently he went to war with Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals who is currently applying for a trademark under the name “Black Mamba HYPERRUSH”.

Bryant thinks the company is getting rid of his infamous nickname, although for now, the US Patent and Trademark Office is against him.

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