Rapper The Game was caught lying on Instagram - AGAIN. This time the Los Angeles rapper lied on NBA legend Kobe Bryant.

The Game posted a picture of him hugging Kobe, and explained that the image was taken shortly before Kobe scored 81 points - the single highest points total in more than 40 years of basketball.

Here's the post:

Unfortunately, The Game was lying:

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You see, we did a bit of digging and discovered that Kobe was wearing a WHITE WARMUP SUIT before the 81 points game.

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It turns out that the picture of them together was taken on April 11th 2005. Kobe’s 81 points game was Jan 22, 2006.

This is the latest in a series of public lies by The Game, where he's been exposed as telling falsities on social media.

The Game, real name Jayceon Talor, is a 39 year old rapper, songwriter, record producer and actor. 

He is best known as a rapper in the West Coast hip hop scene and for being one of Dr. Dre's signees under Aftermath. Born in Compton, California, he released his first mixtape You Know What It Is Vol. 1 in 2002; shortly after, he was signed to Dr. Dre's Aftermath label. He rose to fame in 2005 with the success of his major-label debut album The Documentary and found continued success with the 2006 follow-up Doctor's Advocate. The Recording Industry Association of America certified The Documentary Double Platinum in March 2005.