Kobe Bryant tweeted new nickname is “Vino” as in the Italian word for wine.
- “Omg . My man just gave me a new nickname and I love it! Ha #vino.”
- “E=mc2 = #Vino”
- “? Theory of E=mc2 =faster then light (the8)speed + VinoxMamba My Brains work.This is how it thinks Can u decipher it I’m curious 2cwatu got”
@Lakers tweeted: The #Vino was definitely out of the barrel last night. #GoLakers
vibe.com: Bryant spent a portion of his childhood in Italy and still speaks the language fluently, so it makes sense that he would pick a Euro-inspired name.