Kobe, Trayvon and Black Twitter

Updated: April 1, 2014, 9:23 AM ET
By J.A. Adande | ESPN.com

Kobe Bryant's greatest strengths have also been his most detrimental weaknesses, which explains how he wound up incurring the wrath of Black Twitter last week.

We're used to seeing that strength/weakness dichotomy manifest itself on the court, where the same confidence that led Bryant to 24,374 shots and fourth on the NBA's all-time scoring list makes him difficult to coach at times, even for Phil Jackson. A similar split can be seen in the comments he made in a recent The ...

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