Category : Sports & Recreation
Editor : MCD
ISBN : 9780374719159
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
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The Mamba Mentality: How I Play is Kobe Bryant’s personal perspective of his life and career on the basketball court and his exceptional, insightful style of playing the game—a fitting legacy from the late Los Angeles Laker superstar. In the wake of his retirement from professional basketball, Kobe “The Black Mamba” Bryant decided to share his vast knowledge and understanding of the game to take readers on an unprecedented journey to the core of the legendary “Mamba mentality.” Citing an obligation and an opportunity to teach young players, hardcore fans, and devoted students of the game how to play it “the right way,” The Mamba Mentality takes us inside the mind of one of the most intelligent, analytical, and creative basketball players ever. In his own words, Bryant reveals his famously detailed approach and the steps he took to prepare mentally and physically to not just succeed at the game, but to excel. Readers will learn how Bryant studied an opponent, how he channeled his passion for the game, how he played through injuries. They’ll also get fascinating granular detail as he breaks down specific plays and match-ups from throughout his career. Bryant’s detailed accounts are paired with stunning photographs by the Hall of Fame photographer Andrew D. Bernstein. Bernstein, long the Lakers and NBA official photographer, captured Bryant’s very first NBA photo in 1996 and his last in 2016—and hundreds of thousands in between, the record of a unique, twenty-year relationship between one athlete and one photographer. The combination of Bryant’s narrative and Bernstein’s photos make The Mamba Mentality an unprecedented look behind the curtain at the career of one of the world’s most celebrated and fascinating athletes.

Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
Editor : Lerner Publications
ISBN : 0761318003
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
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The author of Home Run Heroes provides an illustrated biography of this famous starting forward for the NBA's Los Angeles Lakers.

Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
Editor : Lerner Publications
ISBN : 0822513005
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
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Introduces the life and accomplishments of basketball guard Kobe Bryant, whose high scoring game helped bring the Los Angeles Lakers three straight world championships.

Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
Editor : Capstone
ISBN : 0736810528
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
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A biography tracing the life and basketball career of All-Star guard, Kobe Bryant.

Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
Editor : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
ISBN : 0316094056
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 128
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The #1 sports series for kids takes readers on the court and behind the scenes with beloved NBA icon Kobe Bryant in this inspiring biography. The son of Joe "Jellybean" Bryant, a former NBA player and star of various European teams, Kobe spent his childhood watching professional basketball. From the moment he could pick up a ball, he was learning to dribble and shoot. His basketball education was unique--a combination of lessons on basic fundamentals, one-on-one games against his dad, and observation and analysis of the world's best players. At age eighteen, Kobe was given the chance to prove his skills when he was drafted into the NBA. Fresh out of high school, Kobe showed that he had the talent and heart to make it in the pros. This biography traces Kobe's life from childhood to his part in the Lakers' 2000 NBA championship, giving readers a courtside seat to the greatest achievements of one of basketball's legends.

Category : Social Science
Editor : UBC Press
ISBN : 9780774859417
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
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The Hanshin Earthquake was the largest disaster to affect postwar Japan and one of the most destructive postwar natural disasters to strike a developed country. Although the media focused on the disaster's immediate effects, the long-term reconstruction efforts have gone largely unexplored. Drawing on extensive fieldwork, David Edgington records the first ten years of reconstruction and recovery and asks whether planners successfully exploited opportunities to make a more sustainable and disaster-proof city. This book is an intricate investigation of one of the largest redevelopment projects in recent memory.

Category : Young Adult Nonfiction
Editor : Greenhaven Publishing LLC
ISBN : 9781420507300
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 112
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Before retiring in 2016, Kobe Bryant played his entire twenty-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers and led the team to five NBA Championship victories. This absorbing biography offers a nuanced look at the life of Kobe Bryant. Readers will gain an insight into Bryant's childhood, his early years as a professional basketball player, and the various controversies surrounding his ??personal life.

Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
Editor : Penguin
ISBN : 9780593225721
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
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Told in a new Who HQ NOW format for trending topics, this Who Was? biography details NBA superstar Kobe Bryant's legendary career and the impact of his legacy on the sports world and beyond. Kobe Bryant was just an eighteen-year-old high-school basketball player when he decided to enter the National Basketball Association's draft. Though he was the thirteenth overall pick by the Charlotte Hornets, he would never play a single game for them. Instead, Kobe was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers, where he would spend his entire twenty-season career, winning five championships and numerous awards. Author Ellen Labreque takes readers through each exciting moment, from his iconic dunks to his 81-point game--all the milestones that span Kobe Bryant's legendary career and legacy.

Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
Editor : Simon and Schuster
ISBN : 9781422287989
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
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Around the world, fans know Kobe Bryant is one of the best players in basketball. Playing for the Los Angeles Lakers, Kobe has become one of the sport's biggest stars. In fact, he has joined basketball legends like Michael Jordan, Shaquille O'Neal, and Magic Johnson as one of the best players to ever shoot hoops. Not many players can say they've done as much for their sport as Kobe Bryant. Find out how Kobe became the superstar we know today. Discover how he came to love basketball and how his favorite players inspired him to become better at the game. Learn how Kobe went from playing basketball in high school to become one of basketball's biggest names!

Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
Editor : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
ISBN : 9780316667128
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 192
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The #1 sports series for kids takes readers on the court and behind the scenes with beloved NBA icon Kobe Bryant in this inspiring biography. As the son of Joe "Jellybean" Bryant, a former NBA player and star of various European teams, Kobe spent his childhood watching professional basketball. From the moment he could pick up a ball, he was learning to dribble and shoot. His basketball education was unique -- a combination of lessons on basic fundamentals, one-on-one games against his dad, and observation and analysis of the world's best players. At age eighteen, Kobe was given the chance to prove his skills when he was drafted into the NBA. Fresh out of high school, Kobe showed that he had the talent and heart to make it in the pros -- and the rest is history. This biography gives readers a courtside seat to the achievements of one of basketball's greatest legends as it traces Kobe's life from childhood to his five NBA championships to his successful career outside of the game to his tragic death and lasting legacy.