Is Chubby Cox related to Kobe?

Cox’s brother-in-law is former NBA player Joe Bryant and his nephew is Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Famer Kobe Bryant.

Why is Joe Bryant called Jelly Bean?

Growing up in Philadelphia, a high school teammate nicknamed him “Jellybean” for his variety of moves despite being so big. “It must be jelly because jam don’t shake like that,” Bryant recalls hearing, quoting the hit Glenn Miller song.

Who were Kobe’s close friends?

And in it, he explained that he rarely got close to many teammates over the years. In fact, he names only four that he had a “connection” with. They are, in no particular order: Caron Butler, Pau Gasol, Derek Fisher and… Ronnie Turiaf.

Did Kobe and brandy ever date?

Bryant and Brandy remained friends, though Brandy has said they never dated. Four months after the prom, Bryant appeared in an episode of “Moesha,” playing a high school basketball star who received help on his SATs from Brandy’s character. Three years later, Bryant met his future wife, Vanessa.