HOOPSWORLD: As a psychologist in my day job, it’s always been a fascination of mine to try and understand what makes people tick. Having a chance to spend some time with Kobe Bryant last week at The Kobe Bryant Basketball Academy, I found myself wondering the same thing about him.

He’s had such ups and downs during the course of his career both on and off the court. However, during most of that time he’s been unquestionably the most physically talented basketball player on the planet, and there’s always been something that made him stand out from the rest.

So what exactly is it about Bryant that makes him perhaps the most unique player in the Association? Here’s a look at six specific qualities that help differentiate Bryant from the pack.

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  • Nocturnal Dream

    Because he’s The Black Mamba.

  • lskerfan567

    ROOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOIIIIIIIIIIIIIIDDDDDDDDDDDDDSSSSSSSSSSSS

  • west213

    cuz

  • http://mrsfox411@aol.com FOXXY

    MAMBA IS “SIMPLY THE BEST”…..I WANT SO MUCH FOR HIM TO WIN A COUPLE MORE CHAMPIONSHIPS SO THE CRITICS WILL STOP TRYING TO COMPARE HIM TO MJ…..KOBE IS DOING HIS OWN THING…LETS JUST APRECIATE THAT…I KNOW I DO!!!!

  • marky

    izzo my hero

  • e

    kobe is indeed the best

  • Thomas

    He’s been the best for the last 3-4 years…and now everyone is seeing it because he’s made his teammates better.

  • DCLAKER

    ….AND HE’S BEEN JAY-Z TO MJ’S BIGGIE!

  • DCLAKER

    ….and he IS THE BEST SINCE MJ(it’s not sayin’ he is MJ).

  • http://mrsfox411@aol.com FOXXY

    [Comment ID #44636 Will Be Quoted Here]YOU GOT THAT RIGHT…THE BEST SINCE MJ….HE’S KOBE BRYANT…NOT MICHAEL JORDAN….EVERONE NEEDS TO RESPECT THAT!!!! ADMIRE HIS GREATNESS!!!! TODAY!!!!WE’LL HAVE HIM FOR JUST AWHILE LONGER!!!! 4-5 MORE YEARS AT MOST!!! THEN ITS OVER…KEEP BALLING KB24…MUCH LOVE FOR YOU BROTHA!!!!