Everything negative - pressure, challenges - is all an opportunity for me to rise. The words of the late Kobe Bryant, whose life was tragically cut short at the age of 41. Two-time Olympic gold medalist Bryant will forever be remembered as one of the NBA's greatest ever players. 20 seasons at the top level saw the 'Black Mamba' win countless accolades, including 5 NBA championships, 18 NBA All-Star selections and an NBA MVP Award. This 222-page book tells the story of Kobe Bryant's career through LA Times news articles and captures every success that the Lakers' Shooting Guard ever achieved. A keepsake gift and a tribute to the memory of a man who transcended his sport and became a global icon. Personalize this book with a message on the opening page and emboss the front cover with the recipient's name. Coffee table sized and bound in a choice of purple or leatherette covers.