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Which NBA star's nickname is the Black Mamba?

Manglietia's2010-01-19 02:01:57 +0000 #1
This is how nicknames come from?
such as the shadow wind2010-01-19 02:10:56 +0000 #2
Kobe Bryant's nickname is the black mamba snake, described in court on the other side of the fight against a very deadly -
-Ying Yeh2010-01-19 02:28:48 +0000 #3
Kobe Bryant
Biscuit Lao Xiong2010-01-19 03:04:07 +0000 #4
Kobe Black Mamba is a nickname, it might be his own take of the. In an interview with ESPN interview when he had given an explanation:

"mamba snake can attack at full speed to maintain the accuracy of 99%, which is what I want to have the accuracy of basketball"

reads as follows:

An actual excerpt from Ric Bucher's ESPN The Mag cover story about Kobe and Phil (and no, I'm not making this up):

Here's Kobe explaining his new nickname: "The mamba can strike with 99 percent accuracy at maximum speed, in rapid succession. That's the kind of basketball precision I want to have. Not being able to train the last two summers, I was in a gunfight with a rusty butter knife. I did my share of killing, but I was just fighting to survive. "

References: sports.espn.go.com/e...?page=simmons/051103

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