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Posted On: 03/2/21 11:55 AM

“Mamba mentality is all about focusing on the process and trusting in the hard work when it matters most; It’s the ultimate mantra for the competitive spirit.” — Kobe Bryant.

There was no other place that Kobe showed the world the “Mamba Mentality,” and that was the playoffs.

Here are some players that I felt exemplified this Mentality!

Bo Barber Bo Barber 5'11" | PG Homewood | 2021 State AL , 5’10 Guard, Mountain Brook C/O 2021: Barber has shown tremendous leadership on the court all season. In the playoffs, he’s turned his game up to another level. His mamba mentality has led his team back to the state Championship! Barber is a player that plays with all heart; his basketball IQ is off the charts. He has a great jump shot and will not hesitate to pull up for the three. He doesn’t rush the offense; he takes his time to find the best opportunity for him or his teammates to score. He embodies the term “aggressive defense,” put in place by the staff of Mountain Brook. Barber has his eyes locked in on that ring; I know he will play his heart out for this one!

Kolby Horace,

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