Kobe Bryant Calls Out Warriors Fans “Who Came out of Nowhere”

The Black Mamba had some biting words for bandwagon fans.

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Kobe Bryant may not be a presence on the court anymore, but that doesn’t mean he’s stopped trash-talking other teams.

While attending a Los Angeles Lakers All-Access event on Monday, Bryant told Southern California News Group’s Kyle Goon what he thinks of the state of his former team — and took a shot at Golden State Warriors fans in the process.

“We’ll be champions again before you know it,” the five-time champ said. And we’ll be laughing in the faces of all those Warriors fans who came out of nowhere.”

Bryant was referring to the huge following the Warriors have amassed in their recent successful years — a group of fans that some refer to as “bandwagoners.” The Northern California team’s three championships in their last four consecutive appearances may have something to do with Bryant’s assessment.

The defending champs currently occupy the number four seed with a 16-9 record while the Lakers sit in the five spot at 14-9.

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