For whatever reason, Kobe Bryant isn't at the NBA All-Star Game tonight. He was voted to be a starter this year. But due to injury, he wasn't able to play in the game and apparently chose not to make the trip to New York City. That hasn't stopped him from making headlines today, though.

Earlier, The Players Tribune unveiled a clip from Kobe's upcoming Showtime documentary Muse. In it, The Black Mamba talks about squaring off against Michael Jordan for the first time. And specifically, he discusses some bad advice that one of his Lakers teammates gave to him at the time. 

Check out the clip above to see what his teammate tried to tell him about playing Mike. Muse premieres on February 28.

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[via The Players Tribune]