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The Mamba Mentality

Kobe Bryant

5 mins

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In The Mamba Mentality, the world-renowned basketball champion Kobe Bryant unveils his secrets for achieving whatever you put your mind to, both on and off the basketball court.


The Mamba Mentality

The Mamba Mentality

by Kobe Bryant


Have you ever wondered about the differences between a good basketball player and a great one? Or what pushes them to test the limit of their own bodies in order to deliver for their team? In this powerful 2018 memoir, published two years before his tragic death, basketball superstar Kobe Bryant pulls back the curtain on his life on and off the court.

However, this isn't a typical sports autobiography. In The Mamba Mentality, Bryant weaves a powerful message about strength, resilience, and the power of sheer determination. You'll read about Bryant's best tricks, how he viewed and tackled competition, and how he structured his routine, to inspire you to build yourself your own recipe for success. Learning from the best of the best, you'll discover how to push through defense tactics, and use your particular quirks and attributes to your advantage so you can win the game of life.

Favorite quote

A lot of people say they want to be great, but they're not willing to make the sacrifices necessary to achieve greatness. They have other concerns, and they spread themselves out. That's totally fine. After all, greatness is not for everybody.

- Kobe Bryant

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