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20 Mamba Mentality Stories- Some True, Some False

The will of a Champion can’t be matched.

Mamba Mentality is the essence of Kobe Bryant and the key to his success.

Preparation is a staple of the Mamba Mentality, and Kobe’s game prep was unparalleled. Daily routines might include staring into the sun for 5 hours a day, working with a linguistics professor in the offseason to master the art of sh*t talking in every major language, making high schoolers play one on one to 100 points, and laying in a pit of snakes.

But wait… Before you get too inspired and quit your job to create time for extreme conditioning and, of course, that online basketball training course that you overpaid for to come back in this summer’s rec league better than ever, know that not ALL of these stories are true- only about HALF are.

I promise I will tell the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth, with a few fun stories and scenarios mixed in.

The Mamba Mentality is real; Kobe was crazy enough to push himself far beyond the limits of most men and women to cement a legacy as one of the greatest to play the game. So, guessing which stories are true and false might not be as easy as you’d expect.

Without further ado, here are 20 Mamba Mentality stories, some true and others not so much. Let’s see how you score… (Answers revealed at the end.)

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