Lakers Kobe Bryant Sides with Manny Pacquiao Over Floyd Mayweather

| by Alex Groberman

Well, it’s safe to say that in the Twilight-like ‘Team Manny Pacquiao versus Team Floyd Mayweather Jr.’ battle, Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant is siding with the former.

During Bryant’s visit to Manila for the Nike “Take Every Advantage” Asia tour, the five-time champion made it known that despite his American roots, his allegiances lay with the Filipino superstar currently dominating the boxing world.

"Manny's a good friend, I actually love him," Bryant said of Pacquiao.

"I love his tenacity, I love his competitiveness, you know what I mean? So, Manny's my guy," Bryant said, when asked to pick between Pacquiao and Mayweather.

Video of Pacquiao meeting with Bryant and countless other stars can be found below.