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Kobe Bryant

In the world of professional basketball, Kobe is like Shakespeare. He is one of the most influential basketball players of our time. As a matter of fact he is huge. Even though you don’t like the Lakers, you like Kobe. At 34 years and 104 days of age, Bryant became the youngest player in league history to reach 30,000 career points. He is also the all-time leading scorer in Lakers franchise history.

Why I chose to write about Kobe
I chose to write about Kobe Bryant because I felt doing something else for a change. I have always written about musicians or writers, but I have never written about someone who does sports. In addition, since Kobe is my favourite basketball player I chose to write about him.

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«I have self-doubt. I have insecurity. I have fear of failure. I have nights when I show up at the arena and I'm like, 'My back hurts, my feet hurt, my knees hurt. I don't have it. I just want to chill.' We all have self-doubt. You don't deny it, but you also don't capitulate to it. You embrace it. »

Kobe Bryant is probably one of the greatest basketball players of our time. With the force of his will and the range of his skills, he can play like no other man on earth. One of last things he said before he retired was: «Can I jump over two or three guys like I used to? No. Am I as fast as I used to be? No, but I still have the fundamentals and smarts. That’s what enables me to still be a dominant player. As a kid growing up, I never skipped steps. I always worked on fundamentals because I know athleticism is fleeting.
Someday he wanted to retire being known as the best basketball player who has ever lived. and I think he managed just that. The
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