Given how competitive Kobe Bryant is, it is no surprise that he has had some scuffles with a few players.
Have a look at some of the most brutal fights he has had in his career that even sparked long-lasting feuds.
While playing for Orlando Magic, Barnes was about to inbound the ball but he fake threw it just inches away from Kobe's face. However, this incident eventually made Kobe recruit Barnes to join the Lakers.
Kobe was going for the bucket when Pippen pulled him back. But over the years, Scottie has even picked Kobe over his own teammate Michael Jordan.
While going for a rebound, Kobe's elbow hits Ron but a foul doesn't get called. This makes Artest furious and sparks a dirty fight between the two.
The fight that started between Nick Van Exel and Monty Williams, Kobe Bryant got caught in the middle trying to stop it and Monty tried to shove him on the floor.