The only difference between a good shot and a bad shot is if it goes in or not.
I tell kids to pursue their basketball dreams, but I tell them to not let that be their only dream.
One man can be a crucial ingredient on a team, but one man cannot make a team.
You have to be able to center yourself, to let all of your emotions go... Don't ever forget that you play with your soul as well as your body.
Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.
It is foolish to expect a young man to follow your advice and to ignore your example.
If I weren't earning $3 million a year to dunk a basketball, most people on the street would run in the other direction if they saw me coming.
I play to win, whether during practice or a real game.
If you quit ONCE it becomes a habit.Never quit!!!
I've always believed that if you put in the work, the results will come. I don't do things half-heartedly. Because I know if I do, then I can expect half-hearted results.
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.
I've always believed that if you put in the work, the results will come.
I've failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.
Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.
I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying.
Basketball is a team game. But that doesn't mean all five players should have the same amount of shots.
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 game-winning shot.
I'm tired of hearing about money, money, money, money, money. I just want to play the game, drink Pepsi, wear Reebok.
Do your best when no one is looking. If you do that, then you can be successful at anything you put your mind to
Excellence is the unlimited ability to improve the quality of what you have to offer.
Every season is a journey. Every journey is a lifetime.
A player who makes a team great is better than a great player.
I know I'm never as good or bad as one single performance. I've never believed in my critics or my worshippers, and I've always been able to leave the game at the arena.
If you don't do what's best for your body, you're the one who comes up on the short end.
Kobe Bryant is my favorite basketball player. He takes risks. He goes for the shot. He isn't cautious with whatever he does.
I always wanted to be a basketball player. Nothing more, nothing less.
I was a better basketball player growing up in high school than I was a swimmer. Basketball to this day is my favorite sport.
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