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The Mamba Mentality: How I Play - Pages 140 - 163 Summary & Analysis

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Over two pages, Kobe dissects the defensive play of players Clyde Dexter and “Cat” Mobely. The images are a diagrammed black-and-white photo of Kobe and Dexter, and a color photo of Kobe going against Mobley. In “One of My Seminal NBA Moments,” Kobe describes being fully stopped by Dexter in the first half of a game, and then overcoming him in the second half. In “I Was Going to Dominate,” he describes his determination to overcome every form of opposition he encountered no matter what, using his different techniques for countering Mobely as an example.

In Tracy McGrady Had Some Magic to his Game,” Kobe describes McGrady as his “hardest matchup” (142). He comments on how he eventually realized that the way to counter McGrady was to go for what he knew was McGrady’s weak spot, his lower body. Then, in “Tracy Always...

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