Bow Wow challenging Kobe Bryant to a game of one on one for a $1,000? Wait . . . whaaat? That’s got to be the dumbest thing we’ve heard in a minute. If you’re going to put money on the line, why not take on someone your own size – like Jermaine Dupri, Mini Me or Lil’ Peanut? Now, that’s a fair one. But no, you and your ego had to put a rack up against Kobe Bryant.

In one corner, we’ve got the Black Mamba, five-time NBA world champion and arguably the best player of this generation. In the other, we’ve got Bow Wow, 4’10” and all bark. We understand trying to test yourself against the best. It’s a once in a lifetime chance to go one on one with a dude like Kobe. But putting $1,000 on the line, son!? Why not use the cash for something more important? You know, like giving to the homeless or purchasing enough phone books to look Kobe in the eye? But this is what Bow Wow does. Lamborghini Bow loves blowing money. Props for having the money to blow, but stay away from sports, son. We’re talking basketball, football, baseball, hockey, cricket, golf. All of ’em. Just stay away. You lost a grip to the Game playing Madden and now this. What’s next challenging Blake Griffin to a dunking contest or Usain Bolt in the 200m dash? Bow’s the type of guy who brings a knife to a gun fight and swears he’s going to win. Fuck outta here, fam. —XXL Staff