More than an hour following the Lakers' loss 94-88 loss to the Heat on Thursday, Kobe Bryant was shooting jumpers on the American Airlines Arena floor, according to various Twitter reports.
HoopsVibe’s Very Quick Call: He could have hit up South Beach, popped bottles, and had fun. Instead, he’s working on his jump shot.
It doesn’t matter that he has five championship rings. It doesn’t matter that he is the NBA’s premier player. It doesn’t matter that his place as a future first ballot Hall of Famer is all but guaranteed.
Kobe Bryant is great because he’s obsessed with winning and being the best player he can be.
What other player with his stature would punch the clock and practice after logging 39 minutes in a barnburner against the Miami Heat?
What makes Bryant different is also what makes him great.
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