Samaki Walker Interview on Brown And Scoop Goes Viral

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We chatted with former NBA big man Samaki Walker on’s Brown and Scoop. Walker told us the entire story of when Kobe Bryant sucker punched him in 2002. This was the first time he has ever told the story. The interview went viral and was picked up more than 30 sites and was discussed on national TV and radio. The interview was featured on Fox Sports 1’s TMZ Sports show, which can be seen below.

Jalen and Jacoby discussed the interview on their show.

Joe ‘Jellybean’ Bryant Interview On Brown And Scoop Goes Viral

(Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)
(Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

We had the chance to have an exclusive interview on Brown and Scoop with Joe ‘Jellybean’ Bryant, Kobe’s father. It was the first interview he’s done since Kobe announced he will retire after the season. The interview had the sports world buzzing as it went viral on Monday. I had the story first on Here’s all the sites where our interview was picked up.

Joe ‘Jellybean’ Bryant interview

CBS Sports Radio
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CBS Philly
CBS Minnesota
The Source
Lakers Nation
Envy The DJ
The Shadow League
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