NBA Star and Oscar Winner Kobe Bryant Is Turning His Hand to Writing

NBA Star and Oscar Winner Kobe Bryant Is Turning His Hand to Writing

Accomplished NBA champion and recent Oscar winner, Kobe Bryant will soon become a published author. Announced yesterday, Bryant will be releasing The Mamba Mentality: How I Play in October. With a forward by Phil Jackson, Bryant’s book will detail his approach to individual games and include analysis of plays and matchups.      “The Mamba Mentality: How I Play” book comes out October 23, 2018! Learn how I approached the process and the craft, accompanied by 20 yrs of photos from the incomparable @ADBPhotoInc. Intros by @paugasol & @PhilJackson11 https://t.co/Na41sWLmtp pic.twitter.com/POFZnOwZPm — Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) May 29, 2018   Publishing …

What’s Getting LeBron James Through the Season? Paulo Coehlo’s ‘The Alchemist,’ of Course!

What’s Getting LeBron James Through the Season? Paulo Coehlo’s ‘The Alchemist,’ of Course!

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Okay, I’m not going to pretend to know anything about basketball. Like, really anything at all apart from the fact that the players are tall. But even I know who LeBron James is, and I want to talk about the fact that ESPN recently wrote on James’s love of the Paulo Coehlo modern classic The Alchemist.    Let me set the scene by directly quoting ESPN, because I know so little about basketball that I cannot even put this information into my own words:    A 96-83 loss to the Boston Celtics on Wednesday puts the Cleveland Cavaliers one loss away from ending their …