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Gay Basketball League -- We Want Kobe!!!

4/14/2011 10:52 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Kobe Bryant's presence has been requested at a gay and lesbian basketball league in L.A. -- where league officials want the Lakers star to PROVE his support for the LGBT community by showing up for a game.

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TMZ spoke with a rep for the Lambda League -- who tells TMZ, "We have seen Kobe's apology and hope that it's sincere.  If he really wants to show us he means it he'll come to our next league game."

And get this -- Lambda reps tell us if Kobe takes them up on the offer ... they'll comp his tickets.


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OooooNooo!    

He likes to do it in the butt, as was noted in his rape charge,so he just might enjoy LAMBADA.

1204 days ago
2.

janet    

yeah, and once upon a time in a land far, far away...

1204 days ago
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Steinberg    

And apology isn't enough, now they want to profit off his appearance. ****ing ***gots I tell ya.

1204 days ago
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More Cowbell    

He apologized and that should be satisfactory...but it appears the Lambda League might be trying to cash in by having him attend their game and using the incident as leverage - not cool.

1204 days ago
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Damon    

As a gay guy, I wuld like to say;

GET OVER IT! HE SAID WHAT HE HAD TO SAY! OF COURSE THE APOLOGY WAS FAKE!


THE ONLY WAY THE LAKERS TEAM/PLAYERS WOULD SINCERELY CARE IS IF IT AFFECTS THEIR POCKET-BOOK!

1204 days ago
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Harvey's Shirt    

Yueah.........the gay basketball league wants him. For a circle jerk session.

1204 days ago
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vicky    

I don't care for Kobe, but just because he made a dumbass remark doesn't mean he should have to go here and there and do this and that to prove anything.

1204 days ago
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Muppet    

He's been slapped with a fine, and should pay it. He's apologised. Why now do they have to push everything to the extreme? I'm sure by now the man realises that what he did was wrong. The only ones he should now be dealing with are the ones that employ him. I think it will be worse for the gay rights groups if they make a spectacle out of this. Nobody likes a whiner.

1204 days ago
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hummm    

Come on this is ridiculous, what group is going to jump when someone says SOB? Nathan's for insulting the dog community?

1204 days ago
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mousetrap    

Absolutely not. Don't be afraid to tell them you are unable to join them. He has already apologized and has been fined 100,000. That is, in my opinion, way more than enough.

1204 days ago
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Gsharon 710    

What will happen is the Gays will lose a lot of support fOR taking this situation too damn far. Stop acting so darn silly before people start bringing up all the reasons you should not be supported.

A very few silly gay people are going to make it rough for the rest of the gays. STOP THE MADNESS ALREADY.

Harvey, now you know this is going too far. Just because you are gay does not mean you have to support and give print time to people who are taking this situation waaaaaaaaaaay to far.

LEAVE THE MAN ALONE before he sue your asses. He said he did not mean to hurt anyone now leave him alone. Women don't even act this silly.

I am a witness that some people will group a certain type of people into the whole group and that is not the correct thing to do, but next you will be crying about you are losing supporters, or are now hearing more reason why no one will support you, come on......

Keep this up and I will be Kobe's number one supporter for suing you. People like Sir EJ, who I adore must be cursing under his breath by now. Thankfully I know what it is like to be pushed into a group unfairly, so I will continue my thing on letting people be who they are, but you know there are a lot who would just love another reason to loudly state WHY homosexuality is wrong, and some are opening the door for that. PLEASE, STOP!!!!!

1204 days ago
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tmzblogger    

Kobe is most likely NOT the only player in LIFE who has had a Stress moment. Raise your hand if you Never had a stress moment. His choice of words is what has gotten him in hot water and it is getting blown out of control. Kobe had a moment and he is not against people's personal preferences, He has nothing against gays and lesbians. It is almost like certain people just want attention because he already said he has nothing against gays and lesbians in so many words. He could go to REHAB if that would help, and pay the 100,000. And go to the gay and lesbian basketball league and just what ever-if he chooses, yet he still did not mean to demean anyone.

1204 days ago
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JustJenna    

He should do it to save his own image if nothing else.

1204 days ago
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T    

LOL, Pussification of America. These are only words people the sooner we toughen up a little the better off we will be.

Growing up we called each other much worse than this and not only did we survive we thrived.

Sticks and stones was learned in kindergarten, grow up!

1204 days ago
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Holly    

I blame Harvey

1204 days ago
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