Kobe Famous Quotes & Sayings

100 Kobe Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

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I draw from the crowd a lot.Kobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: I draw from the crowd a lot.
It never bothered me when people would say, 'You only win championships because you're playing with Shaq.' It bothered me when he said it.Kobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: It never bothered me when people would say, 'You only win championships because you're playing
At the end of 2003, my game was complete. Shooting, defense, using the dribble, transition, midrange stuff was all there. Then it was about fine-tuning and trying to improve in each area.Kobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: At the end of 2003, my game was complete. Shooting, defense, using the dribble, transition,
There's a choice that we have to make as people, as individuals. If you want to be great at something, there's a choice you have to make. We all can be masters at our craft, but you have to make a choice. What I mean by that is, there are inherent sacrifices that come along with that. Family time, hanging out with friends, being a great friend, being a great son, nephew, whatever the case may be. There are sacrifices that come along with making that decision.Kobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: There's a choice that we have to make as people, as individuals. If you want
You walk in our locker room and you see Pau Gasol, you see Andrew Bynum, you see Kobe, you see Ron Artest ... we have so many players that can play.Lamar Odom Kobe Sayings By Lamar Odom: You walk in our locker room and you see Pau Gasol, you see Andrew Bynum,
When you love something, you'll always come back to it. You'll always keep asking questions, and finding answers.Kobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: When you love something, you'll always come back to it. You'll always keep asking questions,
Nobody can guard Kobe one-on-one. Nobody.Del Harris Kobe Sayings By Del Harris: Nobody can guard Kobe one-on-one. Nobody.
Kobe always tried to be a hero. But you know, as the saying goes, a hero ain't nothing but a sandwich.Shaquille O'Neal Kobe Sayings By Shaquille O'Neal: Kobe always tried to be a hero. But you know, as the saying goes, a
I don't set out to make a really hot shoe, I set out to make a product that is true to where I am.Kobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: I don't set out to make a really hot shoe, I set out to make
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.Kobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: You want me to own a team and deal with these rich, spoiled stubborn athletes,
A lot of times things get blown out of proportion in a negative light, especially in the NBA, ... But there are a lot of players in the NBA who really care about the community and want to use their basketball-playing ability for a good cause.Kobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: A lot of times things get blown out of proportion in a negative light, especially
I know how to play my guard spot, ... He can worry about the low post.Kobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: I know how to play my guard spot, ... He can worry about the low
Listen to how everyone is talking about you. You have to use it as fuel for motivation.Kobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: Listen to how everyone is talking about you. You have to use it as fuel
It's not a question of if we make the playoffs; we will. And when we get there, I have no fear of anyone.Kobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: It's not a question of if we make the playoffs; we will. And when we
Only an idiot would doubt my returnKobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: Only an idiot would doubt my return
Tokyo may have more money and Kyoto more culture; Nara may have more history and Kobe more style. But Osaka has the biggest heart.Vikas Swarup Kobe Sayings By Vikas Swarup: Tokyo may have more money and Kyoto more culture; Nara may have more history and
There isn't a move that's a new move. The basketball star Kobe Bryant has admitted that all of his moves on the court were stolen from watching tapes of his heroes. But initially, when Bryant stole a lot of those moves, he realized he couldn't completely pull them off because he didn't have the same body type as the guys he was thieving from. He had to adapt the moves to make them his own.Austin Kleon Kobe Sayings By Austin Kleon: There isn't a move that's a new move. The basketball star Kobe Bryant has admitted
I wear the number 10 Jersey for the US National Team in honour of the Greatest athlete I have ever seen: Messi.Kobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: I wear the number 10 Jersey for the US National Team in honour of the
The best quality about Kobe Bryant? You want me to be honest? I don't know. I'll tell you why. I open my arms to everybody. But he never stepped forward for the embrace. So I never really got to know him. I don't know anything about him, and it's kinda sad.Shaquille O'Neal Kobe Sayings By Shaquille O'Neal: The best quality about Kobe Bryant? You want me to be honest? I don't know.
I wouldn't say I'm a ball hog. I'm a shooter. I don't necessarily hog the ball, but I put them up, though. I definitely much rather shoot it than pass it. That's just how I am.Kobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: I wouldn't say I'm a ball hog. I'm a shooter. I don't necessarily hog the
The best player I've ever played against is Kobe Bryant. I have seen him do some stuff that is just unbelievable.Dirk Nowitzki Kobe Sayings By Dirk Nowitzki: The best player I've ever played against is Kobe Bryant. I have seen him do
If you see me in a fight with a bear, pray for the bearKobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: If you see me in a fight with a bear, pray for the bear
Everyone looks at your watch and it represents who you are, your values and your personal style.Kobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: Everyone looks at your watch and it represents who you are, your values and your
You have to be able to separate business from the love of the game. There were a lot of decisions made business-wise that I wasn't happy with, and I took a lot of blame over the years. But you have to be able to separate that from the love you have for the game.Kobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: You have to be able to separate business from the love of the game. There
I had orders from the great Bill Russell. Me and him were talking in Seattle the other day, and he was telling me how rivalries should be. I asked him if he ever disliked anybody he played against, and he told me, 'No, never,' and he told me that I should shake Kobe Bryant's hand and let bygones be bygones and bury the hatchet.Shaquille O'Neal Kobe Sayings By Shaquille O'Neal: I had orders from the great Bill Russell. Me and him were talking in Seattle
Horrible, terrible AAU basketball. It's stupid. It doesn't teach our kids how to play the game at all so you wind up having players that are big and they bring it up and they do all this fancy crap and they don't know how to post. They don't know the fundamentals of the game. It's stupid.Kobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: Horrible, terrible AAU basketball. It's stupid. It doesn't teach our kids how to play the
Kobe [Bryant] had the biggest contract for a high school kid. He was the first one to get more than a million a year.Sonny Vaccaro Kobe Sayings By Sonny Vaccaro: Kobe [Bryant] had the biggest contract for a high school kid. He was the first
Are you willing to push the right buttons even if it means being perceived as the villain? ... I'd rather be perceived as a winner than a good teammate. I wish they both went hand in hand all the time but that's just not reality. ... I have nothing in common with lazy people who blame others for their lack of success.Kobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: Are you willing to push the right buttons even if it means being perceived as
Isn't the basis of a democracy to send somebody to Washington to bring something back for you? ... It isn't?Kobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: Isn't the basis of a democracy to send somebody to Washington to bring something back
Elgin's game was an incredible performance, also. I don't think there's any comparison. Elgin did it without three-point lines. His game was attacking the hoop and hitting jumpers inside 20 feet. Kobe's range is unreal, and he does it his way.Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Kobe Sayings By Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Elgin's game was an incredible performance, also. I don't think there's any comparison. Elgin did
I was just letting the shots fly. You know, I don't leave any bullets in the chamber.Kobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: I was just letting the shots fly. You know, I don't leave any bullets in
I am the story teller, charged with the secrets of this world and beyond. I am the calm in the storm, the quiet in the quake and the stillness in the dark. I am the old lady with the pot of water when you are dying of thirst. I am the sapling after the forest fire and the child who survives after pestilence. For those who will listen, hear you the first secret. Love is the sea in which all of nature exists and the greatest love of all is that which is spilled for another.Kaizen Kobe Kobe Sayings By Kaizen Kobe: I am the story teller, charged with the secrets of this world and beyond. I
I love the weather, I love my '63 droptop Impala, I love the 405, and I love my guys.Kobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: I love the weather, I love my '63 droptop Impala, I love the 405, and
Honestly, I don't listen to nobody else's music but my own. It's kind of like sports to me. You don't see Kobe Bryant at a LeBron James game - he just works on his own game. And that's what I do. I only listen to me, so I can criticize and analyze and all those things.Lil' Wayne Kobe Sayings By Lil' Wayne: Honestly, I don't listen to nobody else's music but my own. It's kind of like
If there were camera phones back in the day, the biggest athletes in the world would have had a lot of explaining to do.Kobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: If there were camera phones back in the day, the biggest athletes in the world
Now, the mistakes that I made with my other two sons, Penny and Kobe, I won't make with D-Wade. We can't let them break us up and we can't break each other up.Shaquille O'Neal Kobe Sayings By Shaquille O'Neal: Now, the mistakes that I made with my other two sons, Penny and Kobe, I
Kobe beef is not named after Kobe Bryant. Do not make this mistake.Chelsea Handler Kobe Sayings By Chelsea Handler: Kobe beef is not named after Kobe Bryant. Do not make this mistake.
Once you open your eyes and start looking around you, you start picking up things that are very obvious.Kobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: Once you open your eyes and start looking around you, you start picking up things
I had some shots that I felt like I should've made; I just didn't make them. I'm not going to shoot the ball great every night.Kobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: I had some shots that I felt like I should've made; I just didn't make
The best players are always in the thick of the action. (Michael) Jordan did it with the Bulls, (Kobe) Bryant does it with the Lakers and Leo does it here. We want him to stay with us because he's the best and we wouldn't swap him for anyone.Ronaldinho Kobe Sayings By Ronaldinho: The best players are always in the thick of the action. (Michael) Jordan did it
Where are your balls at?Kobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: Where are your balls at?
They say things happen in three. I won with the great Kobe, the great D-Wade and now it's my job to win one with the great LeBron James. We have everything in place. We just got to get it done.Shaquille O'Neal Kobe Sayings By Shaquille O'Neal: They say things happen in three. I won with the great Kobe, the great D-Wade
Being a leader, it's the art of trying to find the balance, the right times with each individual and what they need at that moment. It requires looking outward as opposed to looking inside.Kobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: Being a leader, it's the art of trying to find the balance, the right times
The motivation for me is just the game itself, just playing the game the right way and trying to win, compete every time I step out there on the floor. That's motivation enough for me to go out there and play well.Kobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: The motivation for me is just the game itself, just playing the game the right
Just got one more than Shaq. You can take that to the bank.Kobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: Just got one more than Shaq. You can take that to the bank.
If you want to make history, you have to do historic thingsKobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: If you want to make history, you have to do historic things
The hunger [to success] is the same, no matter what it is that you're doing. It's like an unquenchable thirst to learn more, or to feel like you could have done more, and to be brutally honest and self critical, which is very hard to do. It's easy, and human nature is to just blame somebody else. It's very, very hard to self assess.Kobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: The hunger [to success] is the same, no matter what it is that you're doing.
The thing that's most enjoyable to me is not actually beating someone [in the game]. It's the process of coming up with the blueprint of beating that I enjoy. That's a huge flip, so for me I enjoy building. I enjoy coming up.Kobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: The thing that's most enjoyable to me is not actually beating someone [in the game].
The Kobe 8 is about enhanced performance. It's the most comfortable shoe I have worn. It's simplistic but has an edge to it.Kobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: The Kobe 8 is about enhanced performance. It's the most comfortable shoe I have worn.
The Kobe craze really annoyed me. Most of the practitioners had no real understanding of the product and were abusing it and exploiting it in terrible and ridiculous ways. Kobe beef should not be used in a hamburger. It's completely pointless.Anthony Bourdain Kobe Sayings By Anthony Bourdain: The Kobe craze really annoyed me. Most of the practitioners had no real understanding of
Everything negative - pressure, challenges - is all an opportunity for me to rise.Kobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: Everything negative - pressure, challenges - is all an opportunity for me to rise.
I'm here. I'm not going anywhere. No matter what the injury - unless it's completely debilitating - I'm going to be the same player I've always been. I'll figure it out. I'll make some tweaks, some changes, but I'm still coming.Kobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: I'm here. I'm not going anywhere. No matter what the injury - unless it's completely
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.Kobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: Each moment of my life I was dreaming of how great I could be, and
I never tried to prove anything to someone else. I wanted to prove something to myself.Kobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: I never tried to prove anything to someone else. I wanted to prove something to
I was an idiot when I was a kid.Kobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: I was an idiot when I was a kid.
My brain ... it cannot process failure. It will not process failure. Because if I sit there and have to face myself and tell myself, 'You're a failure' ... I think that's almost worse than death.Kobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: My brain ... it cannot process failure. It will not process failure. Because if I
I have nothing in common with lazy people who blame others for their lack of success. Great things come from hard work and perseverance. No excuses.Kobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: I have nothing in common with lazy people who blame others for their lack of
I'm more than comfortable just sitting back and scoring 21, 22 points or whatever and getting 10, 11 assists whatever the case might be. More than comfortable with that. It's just a matter of the pieces that you have around you and what you can do to elevate everybody else.Kobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: I'm more than comfortable just sitting back and scoring 21, 22 points or whatever and
The people who truly know me know what I'm like. There have been people who try to say things that aren't fair, and I check them. And then they don't like me because I checked them.Kobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: The people who truly know me know what I'm like. There have been people who
If I panic, everyone else panics.Kobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: If I panic, everyone else panics.
The most important talent to have is the ability to cooperate with others. It is the foundation on which a great village is built and it only cost a smile or a kind word.Kaizen Kobe Kobe Sayings By Kaizen Kobe: The most important talent to have is the ability to cooperate with others. It is
It's not about the number of hours you practice, it's about the number of hours your mind is present during the practiceKobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: It's not about the number of hours you practice, it's about the number of hours
Magic has five championships. I have five championships. I'm pretty sure we both know what we're doing.Kobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: Magic has five championships. I have five championships. I'm pretty sure we both know what
I have my own identity ... The whole Michael thing does drive me nuts sometimes because people won't leave it alone. He's bald, I have hair. He's almost 40, I'm 22. Seriously though, I wish people would let it be and let me just be Kobe.Kobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: I have my own identity ... The whole Michael thing does drive me nuts sometimes
In contrast to New Orleans, there was only minimal looting after the horrendous 1995 earthquake in Kobe, Japan-because, when you get down to it, Japanese aren't blacks.Steve Sailer Kobe Sayings By Steve Sailer: In contrast to New Orleans, there was only minimal looting after the horrendous 1995 earthquake
He is a fool who only sees the mischiefs that are past.Kobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: He is a fool who only sees the mischiefs that are past.
These young guys are playing checkers. I'm out there playing chess.Kobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: These young guys are playing checkers. I'm out there playing chess.
The only thing I'm afraid of is bees. I don't like bees. I'm allergic to them.Kobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: The only thing I'm afraid of is bees. I don't like bees. I'm allergic to
I might not be Shaq, but I can be Kobe, you know?Jerry Only Kobe Sayings By Jerry Only: I might not be Shaq, but I can be Kobe, you know?
I'm not the most patient of people.Kobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: I'm not the most patient of people.
He reminds me of Michael Jordan. "You look and they have similar games where they want to lead their team to victory, no matter if they have to shoot the ball every time or if they have to rebound or pass, they're going to find a way to win." I've always said that Kobe Bryant is the best scorer in our game today and he's definitely proving himself.LeBron James Kobe Sayings By LeBron James: He reminds me of Michael Jordan. "You look and they have similar games where they
I don't want to be Kobe, I want to be LeBron.LeBron James Kobe Sayings By LeBron James: I don't want to be Kobe, I want to be LeBron.
The guy said NBA players are one in a million, ... I said, 'Man, look, I'm going to be that one in a million.Kobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: The guy said NBA players are one in a million, ... I said, 'Man, look,
Heroes come and go, but legends are forever.Kobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: Heroes come and go, but legends are forever.
I'm a musician - I'm always making music. Kobe Bryant is always playing ball. Well, Snoop Dogg is always recording.Snoop Dogg Kobe Sayings By Snoop Dogg: I'm a musician - I'm always making music. Kobe Bryant is always playing ball. Well,
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.Kobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: This is an award I couldn't have won on my own. I can't thank these
Nobody in the world can guard me one-on-one,Kobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: Nobody in the world can guard me one-on-one,
Pooper scooper? Yeah, I've done it a few times. Every once in a while, you have to.Kobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: Pooper scooper? Yeah, I've done it a few times. Every once in a while, you
Well, it used to be Kobe Bryant ... the second best all time ... now, I have a new favorite player to play against ... my former teammate, LeBron James.Dwyane Wade Kobe Sayings By Dwyane Wade: Well, it used to be Kobe Bryant ... the second best all time ... now,
I wanna be the best, simple and plainKobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: I wanna be the best, simple and plain
If a jayvee team puts on Lakers uniforms, that doesn't make them Kobe Bryant.Barack Obama Kobe Sayings By Barack Obama: If a jayvee team puts on Lakers uniforms, that doesn't make them Kobe Bryant.
I don't just try to score. The challenge is elevating my teammates to be able to win a championship.Kobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: I don't just try to score. The challenge is elevating my teammates to be able
It doesn't bother me at all. Do I hold any hard feelings? Not at all, ... Life is too short to sit around and hold grudges. I don't hold any whatsoever.Kobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: It doesn't bother me at all. Do I hold any hard feelings? Not at all,
Losing Michael Jackson is a handicap. It's the Lakers trying to win a championship without Kobe Bryant.Tito Jackson Kobe Sayings By Tito Jackson: Losing Michael Jackson is a handicap. It's the Lakers trying to win a championship without
The party's just getting started. This is where the fun starts.Kobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: The party's just getting started. This is where the fun starts.
In my 20s, I could just power through stuff and be fine, but now, in your 40s? It's kind of like Kobe Bryant. He plays basketball a little bit differently than he did when he first started out.Daniel Wu Kobe Sayings By Daniel Wu: In my 20s, I could just power through stuff and be fine, but now, in
I've pretty much done all I can here and, you know, God will carry me the rest of the way, so I'm pretty comfortable with that.Kobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: I've pretty much done all I can here and, you know, God will carry me
I'm a scorer, not a triple-double playerKobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: I'm a scorer, not a triple-double player
I like playing for the purple and gold. This is where I want to finish up.Kobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: I like playing for the purple and gold. This is where I want to finish
I've played with IVs before, during and after games. I've played with a broken hand, a sprained ankle, a torn shoulder, a fractured tooth, a severed lip, and a knee the size of a softball. I don't miss 15 games because of a toe injury that everybody knows wasn't that serious in the first place.Kobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: I've played with IVs before, during and after games. I've played with a broken hand,
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.Kobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: He [Phil Jackson] is such a basketball genius in terms of the details of the
I think memory is the most important asset of human beings. It's a kind of fuel; it burns and it warms you. My memory is like a chest: There are so many drawers in that chest, and when I want to be a fifteen-year-old boy, I open up a certain drawer and I find the scenery I saw when I was a boy in Kobe. I can smell the air, and I can touch the ground, and I can see the green of the trees. That's why I want to write a book.Haruki Murakami Kobe Sayings By Haruki Murakami: I think memory is the most important asset of human beings. It's a kind of
There's a reason why players that have multiple championships have multiple championships. There's a certain characteristic and an understanding and knowledge and that's not something that's easily taught. You kind of have to go through it and it kind of has to be part of your DNA from the beginning.Kobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: There's a reason why players that have multiple championships have multiple championships. There's a certain
Friends come and go but banners hang forever.Kobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: Friends come and go but banners hang forever.
My role is to make sure we're moving in the right direction, getting points, rebounds, steals, assists and providing leadership.Kobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: My role is to make sure we're moving in the right direction, getting points, rebounds,
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.Kobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: I'm not jumping through the gym by any means. But I don't need to be
There's been a lot of talk of me being a one-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.Kobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: There's been a lot of talk of me being a one-man show but that's simply
I'm extremely willful to win, and I respond to challenges. Scoring titles and stuff like that ... it sounds, well, I don't care how it sounds - to me, scoring comes easy. It's not a challenge to me to win the scoring title, because I know I can.Kobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: I'm extremely willful to win, and I respond to challenges. Scoring titles and stuff like
What people see on court is another side of me; it's not me.Kobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: What people see on court is another side of me; it's not me.
When I'm finished playing, I want people to say, 'He handled this well, he kept his cool.'Kobe Bryant Kobe Sayings By Kobe Bryant: When I'm finished playing, I want people to say, 'He handled this well, he kept