The news of the death of famous American basketball player Kobe Bryant left the entire sports world in sorrow. He died during a helicopter crash in California, America. A total of 9 people died in this accident, in which his daughter along with Bryant died. His daughter was 13 years old & he was of 41 years.
Kobe Bryant is named among the legendary basketball players. He joined the NBA directly after high school. He has played for 20 years in Los Angeles Lockers. He has also won the Olympic Gold Medal 2 years later. In 2015, Bryant wrote a letter for basketball. Over which a short film was made and it was named Dear Basketball for which Oscar Award was also given later. He scored 81 points in a match in 2006, for which he will always be remembered.
Kobe Bryant Quotes On Life
Pooper scooper? Yeah, I’ve done it a few times. Every once in a while, you have to.
Be thankful that you’ve been given that gift because girls are amazing, I would have five more girls if I could. I’m a girl dad.”
Love that kids are building confidence on and off the court and unlocking their potential through sport.
I see the beauty in getting up in the morning and being in pain because I know all the hard work that it took to get to this point. So, I’m not, I’m not sad about [retiring]. I’m very appreciative of what I’ve had.
My parents are my backbone. Still are. They’re the only group that will support you if you score zero or you score 40.
The moment you give up, is the moment you let someone else win
Quotes on Leadership
Leadership is lonely … I’m not going to be afraid of confrontation to get us to where we need to go.
Use your success, wealth and influence to put them in the best position to realize their own dreams and find their true purpose.
I have nothing in common with lazy people who blame others for their lack of success. I have nothing in common with lazy people who blame others for their lack of success. Great things come from hard work and perseverance. No excuses.
I want to see if I can. I don’t know if I can. I want to find out. I want to see. I’m going to do what I always do: I’m going to break it down to its smallest form, smallest detail, and go after it. Day by day, one day at a time.”
Kobe Bryant Quotes Mamba Mentality
The mindset isn’t about seeking a result—it’s more about the process of getting to that result. It’s about the journey and the approach. It’s a way of life. I do think that it’s important, in all endeavors, to have that mentality.
you can manipulate an opponent’s strength and use it against them.
The only aspect that can’t change, though, is that obsession.
When everyone else was thinking it was time for bed, his mind was telling him it’s time to get ahead of the competition.
Good coaches, however, teach you how to think and arm you with the fundamental tools necessary to execute properly.
If you really want to be great at something you have to truly care about it. If you want to be great in a particular area, you have to obsess over it.
After all, greatness is not for everybody
Kobe knew that to be the best you need a different approach from everyone else.
From the beginning, I wanted to be the best. I had a constant craving, a yearning, to improve and be the best. I never needed any external forces to motivate me.
I wasn’t willing to sacrifice my game, but I also wasn’t willing to sacrifice my family time. So I decided to sacrifice sleep, and that was that.
Kobe Bryant Best Quotes
“Once you know what failure feels like, determination chases success.”
Great things come from hard work and perseverance. No excuses.
When we are saying this cannot be accomplished, this cannot be done, then we are short-changing ourselves. My brain, it cannot process failure. It will not process failure. Because if I have to sit there and face myself and tell myself ‘you are a failure,’ I think that is almost worse than dying.
I don’t want to be the next Michael Jordan, I only want to be Kobe Bryant.
I’ll do whatever it takes to win games, whether it’s sitting on a bench waving a towel, handing a cup of water to a teammate, or hitting the game-winning shot.
This is the moment I accept the most challenging times will always be behind me and in front of me.
The beauty in being blessed with talent is rising above doubters to create a beautiful moment.
“I create my own path. It was straight and narrow. I looked at it this way: you were either in my way, or out of it.
We can always kind of be average and do what’s normal. I’m not in this to do what’s normal.
When I have the chance to guard Michael Jordan, I want to guard him. I want him. It’s the ultimate challenge.
Kobe Bryant Shooting Quote
“Dedication sees dreams come true.”
There’s no need to get too crazy or bent out of shape. There are still challenges every day. But I’m still having fun. I was born to play this game. I still love it.
There’s been a lot of talk of me being a one-man show but that’s simply not the case. We win games when I score 40 points and we’ve won when I score 10.
The most important thing is to try and inspire people so that they can be great at whatever they want to do.
The beauty of coaching is growing the players from the ground up. That journey continues.
I’m reflective only in the sense that I learn to move forward. I reflect with a purpose.
If you’re afraid to fail, then you’re probably going to fail.
Pain doesn’t tell you when you ought to stop. Pain is the little voice in your head that tries to hold you back because it knows if you continue you will change.
Trust me, setting things up right from the beginning will avoid a ton of tears and heartache…”
Haters are a good problem to have. Nobody hates the good ones. They hate the great ones.
Kobe Bryant Motivational Quotes
Winning takes precedence overall. There’s no gray area. No almosts.
I had to organize things. So I created the ‘Black Mamba’. So Kobe has to deal with these issues, all the personal challenges. The Black Mamba steps on the court and does what he does. I’m destroying everybody that steps on the court.
Have a good time. Life is too short to get bogged down and be discouraged. You have to keep moving. You have to keep going. Put one foot in front of the other, smile and just keep on rolling.
The important thing is that your teammates have to know you’re pulling for them and you really want them to be successful.
These young guys are playing checkers. I’m out there playing chess.
I’m extremely willful to win, and I respond to challenges. It’s not a challenge to me to win the scoring title, because I know I can.”
A lot of leaders fail because they don’t have the bravery to touch that nerve or strike that chord.
The most important thing is you must put everybody on notice that you’re here and you are for real.
Not even in my dreams. That was something that just happened. It’s tough to explain. It’s just one of those things.
There’s nothing truly to be afraid of, when you think about it … Because I’ve failed before, and I woke up the next morning, and I’m OK. People say bad things about you in the paper on Monday, and then on Wednesday, you’re the greatest thing since sliced bread. I’ve seen that cycle, so why would I be nervous about it happening?