Kobe Bean Bryant (Born August 23, 1978) is a retired professional basketball player. He played throughout his 20-year career in the Lakers of the NBA, where he won 5 championships.
1-I can not relate to lazy people. We do not speak the same language. I do not understand them. I do not want to understand them.
2-The most important thing is to try to inspire people, so they can be great at what they want to do.
3-All negative, pressure, challenges, for me is an opportunity to grow.
4-If you feel afraid to fail, you will probably fail.
5-People just do not understand how obsessed I am with winning.
6-I focus on one thing, in trying to win as many championships as I can.
7-I'm not the most patient of people.
8-I'm looking for perfection.
9-I will do whatever it takes to win matches, whether sitting on a bench shaking a tolla, giving water to a partner or throwing the winning shot.
10-What people see on the court is another part of me, it's not me.
11-The important thing is that your colleagues know that you are pulling for them and that you want them to be successful.
12-Sports are a great teacher. I think of everything they have taught me: friendship, humility, how to resolve differences.
13-Everyone watches your watch and represents who you are, your values and your personal style.
14-My parents are my spine. They still are. They are the only group that would support you if you scored zero or forty.
15-I do not want to be next Michael Jordan I just want to be Kobe Bryant.
16-Can I jump on two or three guys like I used to? No. Am I as fast as I used to be? No, but I still have the basics and the intelligence. As a child growing up, I never skipped footsteps. I always worked on the basics because I know the athletic form is fleeting.
17-At Christmas I will open gifts with my children. I'm going to take pictures of them opening gifts. Then I'll go to the Staples Center and get ready to work.
18-I have doubts about myself. I have insecurities. I am afraid of failure. I have nights on the court that I'm like"my back hurts","my ankles hurt","I just want to rest". We all have doubts about ourselves. You do not deny it, but do not capitulate to it. You hug him.
Curiosities about Kobe Bryant
"His middle name is Bean.
Is a fan of AC Milan .
At age 17, he was the first escort to be drafted directly from the school.
-He speaks Italian and spent 8 years of his childhood in the Andean country.
"She has two sisters."
-Develop new moves by playing 1-1 against your shadow.
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