Metta World Peace: It’s amazing how ‘horny’ fans are for Kobe Bryant

The people love them some Kobe.

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Kobe Bryant has been adamant about keeping his retirement tour low-key ever since announcing this would be his last season with the Los Angeles Lakers before hanging up the sneakers.

Bryant asked opposing teams not to give him gifts when he comes to town after the Philadelphia 76ers presented him with his framed high school jersey before a recent game and then showed this video montage:

That won’t stop fans, though, from showering Kobe with praise everywhere he goes and giving him standing ovations even on ugly shooting nights. On Monday night, after losing to the Toronto Raptors, Metta World Peace summed up the craziness that is following the Lakers around to every arena this season.

How much are fans craving seeing Kobe one last time?

Somehow, someway, Metta makes sense.

Teddy Mitrosilis works in social content development at FOX Sports Digital. Follow him on Twitter @TMitrosilis and email him at tmitrosilis@gmail.com.