The Best Kobe Bryant quotes

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Kobe Bryant is one of the most accomplished basketball players in the history of the sport. He has won five NBA championships, been voted MVP twice, and is a 14-time all-star. But what makes him truly unique is his drive and determination to be the best, no matter what obstacles stand in his way. In this quotes compilation, we’ll explore Kobe’s life and career, and see how he became one of the greatest athletes ever.

Here are the deepest Love, Team, Time, Guy, Playing, Player Mamba Mentality, Motivational, Famous, Inspirational, Wallpaper, Focus, College, Lazy quotes from Kobe Bryant, and much more.


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About Kobe Bryant

birth of the author

August 23, 1978

death of the author

January 26, 2020

country of the author


size of the author

Listed Height:
6 Ft 6 In

size of the author

Listed Weight:
212 Lb

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High School:
Lower Merion


I’ve known for a long time that they’re a bunch of idiots. โ€” Kobe Bryant

If they want to win right now, I’m all for it. That’s all I said the whole time. If you want to wait five years, let me know. My legs aren’t as young as they used to be. โ€” Kobe Bryant


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I would love nothIng more than to be In an InternatIonal envIronment and be around some of the other great athletes one more tIme. โ€” Kobe Bryant

It wasn’t me sItting there you know as an athlete or a player or something like that, and you know It’s like about me, and i don’t like that. It was her, she was having such a good time. โ€” Kobe Bryant

i ve known for a long time that they re a bunch of idiots Kobe Bryant quote

You just try to take it one day at a time, … You step on the basketball floor and just play. It’s fun. I’m comfortable with it. โ€” Kobe Bryant

Once upon a time, there was a young basketball player who had dreams of becoming one of the greatest basketball players of all time. โ€” Kobe Bryant

I can be an absolute teddy bear when I’m at home wIth my famIly, wIth my kIds enjoyIng that famIly tIme. โ€” Kobe Bryant

When everyone else was thinking it was time for bed, his mind was telling him it’s time to get ahead of the competition. โ€” Kobe Bryant

Each moment of my life I was dreaming of how great I could be, and continued working hard. Each time I closed my eyes I could see me shining bright like a sun. โ€” Kobe Bryant

I felt like when we came back from the Allโ€“Star break we needed everybody to feel like they were part of the team, … I’m just trying to do whatever the team needs at any given time. โ€” Kobe Bryant


Thank you guys for all your sacrifice, what can i say ? mamba out. โ€” Kobe Bryant

I just got one more than Shaq. You can take that to the bank โ€ฆ You guys know how I am. I don’t forget anything. โ€” Kobe Bryant

This is an award I couldn’t have won on my own. I can’t thank these guys enough. These are my guys, these are my brothers. โ€” Kobe Bryant

We all know what flopping is when we see it. The stuff that you see is where guys aren’t really getting hit at all and are just flailing around like a fish out of water. โ€” Kobe Bryant

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I think that game is a testament to what happens when you put no ceiling to what you’re capable of doing. โ€” Kobe Bryant

I love going oneโ€“onโ€“one with someone. That’s what I do. I’ve never lost. It’s a whole different game, just to have them right in front of you and be able to do whatever you want. โ€” Kobe Bryant

He [Phil Jackson] is such a basketball genius in terms of the details of the game, the little nuances of the game and the rhythm of the game. โ€” Kobe Bryant

You always have to be on edge. You always have to take every practice, every game, like it is your last. โ€” Kobe Bryant

I went from a person who was at the top of hIs game, had everythIng comIng, to a year later, havIng absolutely no Idea where lIfe Is goIng or If you are even goIng to be a part of lIfe as we all know It. โ€” Kobe Bryant

I was shooting 45 times a game. What was I supposed to do? Pass it into Chris Mihm & Kwame Brown? โ€” Kobe Bryant

We’ve been close. we talk on the phone probably more than people know, we talk about the game, we talk about different strategies that center around the game. โ€” Kobe Bryant

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. โ€” Kobe Bryant

I’ve been watching Messi for some time now, and his ability to decide games and keep possession of the ball is amazing. โ€” Kobe Bryant

Being passive aggressive in this competition means you’re fine with simply going with the flow and unwilling to disturb the calm waters of the game to accomplish your goals. โ€” Kobe Bryant

I was probably born a scorer, but I was made a winner. Whatever works, whatever wins championships, wins games, that’s what I do. โ€” Kobe Bryant

There’s been a lot of talk of me being a oneโ€“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. โ€” Kobe Bryant

We covered some mistakes, i felt like We played hard. certain stretches in the game We made the right defensive play. โ€” 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 gameโ€“winning shot. โ€” Kobe Bryant

Dear Basketball, From the moment I started rolling my dad’s tube socks and shooting imaginary gameโ€“winning shots … I fell in love with you. โ€” Kobe Bryant

At the end of 2003, my game was complete. Shooting, defense, using the dribble, transition, midrange stuff was all there. Then it was about fineโ€“tuning and trying to improve in each area. โ€” Kobe Bryant

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I love the weather, I love my ’63 droptop Impala, I love the 405, and I love my guys. โ€” Kobe Bryant

When you love something, you’ll always come back to it. You’ll always keep asking questions, and finding answers. โ€” Kobe Bryant

It really doesn’t matter to me. We’re just talking about clothes. I can understand what the NBA is trying to do. I love my sneakers, but we’re just talking about clothes. โ€” Kobe Bryant

You got to do what You love to do, i love telling stories. i love inspiring kids or providing them with tools that are going to help them. โ€” Kobe Bryant

i love the weather i love my 63 droptop impala i love the 405 and i love my guys Kobe Bryant quote

May you always remember to enjoy the road, especially when it’s a hard one. โ€” Kobe Bryant


For us to be the team that got him that historic 10th championship is special for us. โ€” Kobe Bryant

You want a CEO that understands they need to build a team around them that’s sharper and smarter than they are. โ€” Kobe Bryant

You want me to own a team and deal with these rich, spoiled stubborn athletes, and try to get them to perform? No thank you. โ€” Kobe Bryant

Man, i can’t believe how fast 20 years went by, it’s crazy, absolutely crazy to be standing here on the same court with you guys, with my team mates behind me. โ€” Kobe Bryant

for us to be the team that got him that historic 10th championship is special for us Kobe Bryant quote

I didn’t expect this award [the 2008 MVP] would come to me. I’m surprised. I’ve played pretty well in other seasons. Our team hasn’t been as good. Things just fell into place. โ€” Kobe Bryant

I wear the number 10 Jersey for the US National Team in honour of the Greatest athlete I have ever seen: Messi. โ€” Kobe Bryant


Diana taurasi, maya moore, elena della donne. there’s a lot of great players out there so they could certainly keep up with them. โ€” Kobe Bryant

The guy said NBA players are one in a million, … I said, ‘Man, look, I’m going to be that one in a million. โ€” Kobe Bryant

If you want to be a better player, you have to prepare, prepare, and prepare some more. โ€” Kobe Bryant

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There’s certain players that I’ve made cry. If I can make you cry by being sarcastic, then I really don’t want to play with you in the playoffs. โ€” Kobe Bryant

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. โ€” Kobe Bryant

As far as carrying the torch for the years to come, I don’t know. I just want to be the best basketball player I can be. โ€” Kobe Bryant

I don’t want to say I’ll be back at the top of my game because everybody’s gonna think I’m crazy and it’s the old player not letting go sort of thing, but that’s what it’s gonna be. โ€” Kobe Bryant

I’m not jumping through the gym by any means. But I don’t need to be able to do that in order to be a great player. โ€” Kobe Bryant

It’s wonderful for the players. It’s a huge challenge and a huge responsibility for us to get our act together, get our butts in gear. Phil isn’t going to bail us out because of our mental lapses. โ€” Kobe Bryant

Teach players the game at an early age and stop treating them like cash cows for everyone to profit off of. โ€” Kobe Bryant

Everybody wants to talk about NBA players being selfish and arrogant and individuals. But what you saw today was a team bonding and facing adversity and coming out with a big win. โ€” Kobe Bryant

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