Yes, Kobe Bryant activated the Black Mamba, and was fiery from three-point range in a win over Australia on Wednesday, which mean he was the top scorer.
In doing so he was “randomly” selected to do a mandatory drug test. By “randomly” I mean it wasn’t so random as it was Kobe being the Black Mamba and unleashing a fury of heroics on the Aussies in which he scored 20 points in a half.
Thus, he was “randomly” chosen for a drug test via Inside Hoops:
So what was Kobe Bryant’s reward for his 20-point second-half outburst in Team USA’s quarterfinal victory over Australia on Wednesday night? An Olympic drug test.
According to a source, Bryant was the USA player chosen to take the mandatory random drug test after the late-night contest and was unable to ride back to the team hotel with his teammates. With the game beginning at 10:15 p.m. here, Bryant didn’t arrive back at the hotel until 2 a.m.
Plus, the Olympic officials knew how much Kobe stunk in his production prior to this game in the Olympics…..