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Exclusive: Kobe Bryant Wants A Son? + Named Brand Ambassador for Hublot



Kobe Bryant may be mum about his retirement plans, but he isn’t shy when it comes to the question of having more kids.

HipHollywood caught up with the NBA superstar at the launch event for his new “King Power Black Mamba” watch by Hublot and he had this to say about a Kobe Jr.

“We’ve talked about it a little but we love our girls so much. It’s hard because you’re so busy there’s not enough time during the day and I want to be able to spend as much time as I can with my girls enjoying them, teaching them basketball and soccer, softball all that different stuff.”

Bryant has been named the new brand ambassador for luxury watch brand, Hublot, and was also excited about the new partnership telling us:

“It’s very exciting. I think when you look for partnerships you look for things you have in common with the partner. In this case I believe Hublot, they really try to be very innovative in their pursuit of technology and the various materials they use, so I thought it was a seamless relationship.”


Dwyane Wade On New Heartfelt Documentary: It’s A Story “I Never Got A Chance To Tell As A Kid”



It’s been an epic week for Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union.

It first started with one of the biggest trades of the year with Wade returning back to Miami to finish the rest of the season with the Heat. “I was happy,” Wade told us on Thursday night about the trade.

He added, “The journey of the NBA took me to Chicago, it took me to Cleveland, but it also brought me back to Miami; a place from a basketball sense birthed me.”

Days following the big NBA announcement, the lovebirds then celebrated the release of Dwyane’s documentary, Shot in the Dark, which the NBA champion produced alongside Chance the Rapper.

The film follows the Orr Academy High School basketball team on Chicago’s Westside. Throughout the documentary, cameras capture the journey of individual athletes trying to make it to the NBA despite growing up in the violent streets of Chicago.

During the screening, Wade also opened up to HipHollywood about why the project was near and dear to his heart. “It’s home,” the Chicago native said. “I jumped on board right away because it’s a story being told that I never got a chance to tell as a kid. To be able to shed some positive light on a tough, dark situation for us was big.”

Union added, “I’m so proud. Coming up on Hoop Dreams … It explores so many other topics that are critical to kids in Chicago.”

As for whether or not D-Wade picked up some advice from his TV star boo, not quite. When asked what tips Union gave Wade ahead of the project, the actress told us, “None. You have to learn. Humility and school of hard knocks. Things are not going to go your way and you have to learn through experience just like the rest of us.”

Check out the documentary on February 24 on Fox Sports.

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