101 Total Quotes

Kobe Bryant Quotes

Kobe Bryant
It's my job to pick us up when we are down. I had to sharpen my focus.
Kobe Bryant
#Focus

Kobe Bryant
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
#Man

Kobe Bryant
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
#God

Kobe Bryant
I'm playing against great players, playing against the best in the world. The competition - that's what I've always wanted.
Kobe Bryant
#Competition

Kobe Bryant
The party?s just getting started. This is where the fun starts.
Kobe Bryant
#Fun

Kobe Bryant
I love him. I've been fortunate to have sat down and talked with him in the past about basketball things and stuff like that. He's an amazing coach. If he's available to be considered, I'm sure he's one of the guys that Mitch and Dr. Buss would consider.
Kobe Bryant
#Basketball

Kobe Bryant
That is experience and age. They are veterans and knowing what they need to do within their system to maximize the whole. They have guys who are extremely talented.
Kobe Bryant
#Age And Aging

Kobe Bryant
I like watching the Pistons. It looks familiar to me. Everybody is on the same page. For me, that's entertaining basketball.
Kobe Bryant
#Entertaining

Kobe Bryant
It really doesn't matter to me. We're just talking about clothes. I can understand what the NBA is trying to do. I love my sneakers, but we're just talking about clothes.
Kobe Bryant
#Clothes

Kobe Bryant
When we all walked in, you could feel their spirits being uplifted, like they felt very encouraged and happy that we were there. It was just real cool to see that. To be able to go back (to New Orleans), play a game there and be able to uplift them again, that's special.
Kobe Bryant
#Encouragement

Kobe Bryant
Sometimes I do wonder what college would have been like. But I made my decision.
Kobe Bryant
#College

Kobe Bryant
That felt good. That's basketball. That's how basketball was in the '80s. You see Isiah Thomas and Magic Johnson standing, talking in the tunnel, and that's basketball.
Kobe Bryant
#Basketball

Kobe Bryant
It feels good to be mentioned among the elite players who have ever played the game.
Kobe Bryant
#Elite

Kobe Bryant
I can't take credit for what's happening out there. I learned it all by watching tapes of Elgin, Oscar Robertson and all the great players. I stole everything and incorporated it into my game.
Kobe Bryant
#Credit

Kobe Bryant
from a business perspective, it's great for the NBA... Notoriety sells.
Kobe Bryant
#Business

Kobe Bryant
I found out 30 minutes before the game, and was told that I would have to handle the bench.
Kobe Bryant
#Bench

Kobe Bryant
He had a great game. He did exactly what they brought him here for. He made timely baskets. Gary's been a heck of a defender his entire career. He actually taught me how to play defense. I wasn't surprised at all.
Kobe Bryant
#Baskets

Kobe Bryant
It's a huge honor. I'm very proud to be a part of the team and us trying to gain back what we feel is ours -- and that's the gold medal.
Kobe Bryant
#Honor

Kobe Bryant
What I'm doing right now, I'm chasing perfection.
Kobe Bryant
#American Athlete Quotes #Perfection

Kobe Bryant
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.
Kobe Bryant
#American Athlete Quotes #Games

Kobe Bryant
These young guys are playing checkers. I'm out there playing chess.
Kobe Bryant
#American Athlete Quotes #Chess

Kobe Bryant
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
#Feelings

Kobe Bryant
My parents are my backbone. Still are. They're the only group that will support you if you score zero or you score 40.
Kobe Bryant
#American Athlete Quotes #Parents

Kobe Bryant
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
#American Athlete Quotes #Man

Kobe Bryant
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
#Nba