kobecover_small.jpgHe's been in the public eye since he escorted Brandy to the senior prom, but the truth is, not many people really know who Kobe Bryant is. For our Feb/March 2009 cover story, we really wanted to get inside the NBA superstar's head, so we sent the one member of our staff who can relate to million-dollar checks and the ups and downs of life in the spotlight: our founder Marc Ecko.

Whether you love him or hate him, you won't knock Kobe's hustle after reading our candid Q&A. The issue officially hits stands on February 10, but we're giving you the chance to check out the full Kobe cover story now, along with a few videos we shot on location at the shoot.

CLICK HERE TO READ THE KOBE COVER STORY!

VIDEO: Marc Ecko Interviews Kobe
VIDEO: Kobe Breaks Down His New Nikes