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Today we are going to see about American famous basketball player Kobe Bryant. He is considered one of basketball’s greatest players. His name is All Time Postson Scoring List.

He was also the leading scorer in the history of the Bryant Lakers franchise. So let’s know about his life and let’s see some Kobe Bryant Quotes with images.

Who Is Kobe Bryant?

Kobe Bryant Childhood
Kobe Bryant Childhood (Image Credit : Thesportsdrop.com)

Kobe Bryant’s full name is Kobe Bean Bryant. Bryant was born in Philadelphia, US. His father’s name was Joe Bryant, a professional basketball player and coach and his nickname were “Jelly Bean”. And his mother’s name was Pam Bryant who was an American model and actress.

Kobe Bryant was named by his parents after Japan’s famous beef. He started playing basketball when he was three years old.

Kobe Bryant Education :

He started his studies at Gillispie School in La Jolla, California when he was three years old. Then He went to Bala Cywind Middle School in Philadelphia. Bryant first played basketball at Lower Marion High School in Ardmore, Pennsylvania, where he won several National Player of the Year awards.

And he broke the scoring record set by Wilt Chamberlain with 2,133 points. After graduating from Lower Merion High School, Philadelphia, he decided not to go to college and decided to join the NBA draft.

Kobe Bryant Career :

Young Kobe Bryant
Young Kobe Bryant (image credit : Boredomtherapy.com, Los Angeles Times)

In 1996 the Charlotte Hornets selected him as the 13th pick of the draft. He became the second-youngest player in NBA history in the 1996–97 season. He quickly proved his worth with the Lakers and was selected for the NBA All-Star Game in the second season itself. And he became the youngest All-Star.

Bryant had an uneasy relationship with his teammate Shakeel O’Neill, but he slowly fostered relations with them and joined Bryant, a shooting guard, and O’Neill, a center, in a remarkably effective combination. When Bryant was 23 years old, his team won three consecutive NBA championships.

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His team faced a lot of difficulties in 2002 after winning for three consecutive times. The Lakers lost in the 2003 playoffs. A few months later, Bryant was accused of raping a young woman in Colorado and described himself as innocent but eventually accepted his guilt and apologized.

His image deteriorated slightly after this incident. In 2004, the Lakers had a chance to go to the finals, led by Bryant. But his team did not win.

Kobe Bryant
Kobe Bryant

Bryant led 2005–06 and 2007 and won the league’s MVP in 2008 for the first time in his career. Bryant won his fourth NBA title in 2009. He further led the Lakers several times. The Lakers won division titles in each of the following seasons.

He has also played with the American men’s basketball teams winning gold at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and the 2012 London Olympic Games. In 2015, Bryant wrote the poem “Dear Basketball” and two years later made a short film of the same name. The film received an Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film.

Bryant suffered an injury after playing in the 2015 President and in 2016 he retired from the game. In 2016, ESPN ranked him as the second-largest shooting guard ever after Jordan.

Kobe Bryant Net Worth :

Kobe Bryant net worth in 2020 was 500 million dollars.

Kobe Bryant Books :

In 2018, Bryant published the book “The Mamba Mentality: How I Play” in which he explained his perspective about basketball. The same year Bryant started his Mamba Sports Academy.

He later wrote and published a novel series with several young adult writers in “Granity Studios: The Wizenard Series”. But his fourth novel, The Wizenard Series: Season One, was published after his death in March 2020.

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Kobe Bryant Death :

Kobe Bryant with his daughter Gianna
Kobe Bryant with his daughter Gianna (Image credit : elle.com)

On January 26, 2020, at 9:06 am when Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and six of their friends were going to watch a girls’ basketball game in a Sikorsky S-76 helicopter, Helicopter crashes in Calabasas, California due to bad weather. And all the people in it died.  In this way, Kobe Bryant departed from this world at the age of 41.

Kobe Bryant Quotes :

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You’re a failure . . . I think hearing this is almost worse than death.

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Many leaders fail because they do not have the bravery to touch others.

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Winning is more than precedence. There is almost no gray area.

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Along with the great successors comes inherent sacrifice.

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We are always average and do what is normal. But I don’t believe in doing normal things.

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We see our dream come true with dedication.

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Trust me, doing things right from the beginning will save a ton of tears and heartache.

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Great things come only through hard work and persistence, no excuses.

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This is the moment that I consider to be the most challenging time and this moment will always be behind me and with me.

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I don’t talk trash often, but when I do, I go for the jugular.

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The most important thing is to inspire people and teach them to try so that they can become great by doing what they want to do.

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There is nothing in me that lazy people have. Who blame others for their failure.

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The most important thing is that you should pay attention to everyone who comes here.

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I have self-doubt. I am afraid of failure.

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Even if you score zero or you score 40, our parents are the only group that still stands by us.

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If you want to be great at something, you have to choose it first.

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Once you know what failure feels like, then your determination pursues success.

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If you are afraid of failing, then you will probably fail.

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No one hates a good or normal people. They hate great people.

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You can control only one thing. That is, you are responsible for how people remember you or not after you leave.

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My parents are my backbone and still are.

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All the negative things like pressure and challenges are an opportunity for me.

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My brain cannot process failure.

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Winning the scoring title is not a challenge for me, because I know I can.

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Pain doesn’t tell you when you should stop.

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I am only concerned in the sense of whether I am learning to move or not. Which I reflect on a purpose.

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Pain is a small voice in your head that tries to push you back in life because it knows that if you keep moving forward you will change.

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I am extremely committed to winning and answering any challenges for it.

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The beauty of being blessed with the talent to create a beautiful moment is rising above doubt.

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I realized that if you are in the right frame of mind then no one can scare you.

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The moment you give up your goal the moment you let someone else win.

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I make my own way. Which are straight and narrow.

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Use your success, money and influence to bring your dreams to the best they can.

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I can’t tolerate failure because then I have to face myself.

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We all have self-doubt. Which you should not reject, but you should not accept.

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People just don’t understand how passionate I am to win.

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