Article Photos: NBA star Kobe Bryant comes to China's social media 1/1

FILE - In this Aug. 16, 2012 file photo, Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant, left, shakes hands with Chinese fans during a "meet the fans" event in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province. He has not uttered one word yet, Bryant's mere presence on a Twitter-like Chinese-language site has stirred plenty of excitement. Sina Weibo has verified that the NBA superstar has set up an individual account on its hugely popular microblogging site. Bryant's followers numbered more than 100,000 within hours on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, although no comments from Bryant had appeared. (AP Photo) CHINA OUT