My case of mistaking Kobe's identity

The Kobe Bryant I know wouldn't commit adultery. Then again, do I really know Kobe Bryant?

Originally Published: July 22, 2003
By David Aldridge | Special to ESPN.com

Friday afternoon, my house. The television is on, and there's a guy having a press conference. He is talking about indicting Kobe Bryant for third degree sexual assault -- which, in this case, is rape. The guy is saying he has a professional obligation not to go forward with this case unless he can prove it beyond a reasonable doubt.

There is a disconnect between the eyes, which take in the information, and the brain, which processes it. A few hours later, the pixels form lines on the television ...

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