The Mamba Mentality: How I Play by Kobe Bryant

The Mamba Mentality: How I Play

The Mamba Mentality: How I Play by Kobe Bryant is a personal perspective on the great player’s life and career on the court as well his exceptional, insightful style of playing the game.

In the wake of his retirement from professional b-ball, Kobe “The Black Mamba” Bryant chose to share his huge information and comprehension of the game to take readers on a remarkable excursion to the center of the incredible “Mamba mentality.”

Citing a commitment and a chance to show youthful players, bad-to-the-bone fans, and gave understudies of the game how to play it “the correct way,” The Mamba Mentality takes us inside the brain of perhaps the most shrewd, logical, and imaginative b-ball players ever.

In his own words, Bryant uncovers his broadly itemized approach and the means he took to plan intellectually and actually to prevail at the game, yet to dominate. Readers of this book will see how Bryant examined an adversary, how he directed his energy for the game, and how he played through wounds. They’ll additionally get interesting granular detail as he separates explicit plays and match-ups from all through his exemplary career.

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Kobe Bryant Career Accomplishments

  • 5-time NBA champion
  • 2-time NBA Finals MVP
  • NBA Most Valuable Player
  • 18-time NBA All-Star
  • 4-time NBA All-Star Game MVP
  • 11-time All-NBA First Team
  • 2-time All-NBA Second Team
  • 2-time All-NBA Third Team
  • 9-time NBA All-Defensive First Team
  • 3-time NBA All-Defensive Second Team
  • 2-time NBA scoring champion (2006, 2007)
  • NBA Slam Dunk Contest champion (1997)
  • NBA All-Rookie Second Team (1997)
  • Nos. 8 & 24 retired by Los Angeles Lakers
  • Naismith Prep Player of the Year (1996)
  • First-team Parade All-American (1996)
  • Fourth-team Parade All-American (1995)
  • McDonald’s All-American (1996)

About the Author

Kobe Bryant was quite possibly one of the most cultivated and praised competitors ever. Throughout the span of his twenty-year career―all played with the Los Angeles Lakers―he won five NBA titles, two Olympic gold medals, eighteen All-Star selections, and four All-Star Game MVP trophies, among numerous different accomplishments prior to his retirement in 2016.

In 2018, Bryant won the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film as the writer of Dear Basketball, which he also narrated. He was the first ever African American to win the honor just as the first former athlete to be selected and win an Oscar in any classification.

As a humanitarian, Bryant established the Kobe and Vanessa Bryant Family Foundation (KVBFF) and the Kobe Bryant China Fund, associations devoted to giving assets to instructive, social, and sports projects to improve the lives of youngsters and families out of luck, and support social trades among Chinese and U. S. center younger students. He was likewise an authority minister for After-School All-Stars (ASAS), a philanthropic association that proposals after-school projects to low-pay youngsters in excess of twelve U. S. urban communities.

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The Mamba Mentality Podcasts

The School of Greatness Hall of Fame – Kobe Bryant: Mamba Mentality and The Mind of a Champion: Kobe joins the podcast to discuss the book and the art of staying focused on your goal and working tirelessly towards it.

Anna Faris is Unqualified – Kobe Bryant: Anna and Sim plunk down with the unbelievable Kobe Bryant to talk about the NBA and history of basketball, the group mindset, weakness and manliness, diversity in animation, Kobe’s book series, The Wizenard.