Originally Posted by Heilige
STATUTORY, what sacrifices did Kobe make to be great?
more time in the gym than just about anyone, playing through injury so often that he has sustained permanent disfigurement to his fingers, willing to do whatever it takes to win even if it alienates the teammate and make him unpopular with the media or some fans, bearing the cross of being called selfish when it's just his desire to succeed
just some stuff that popped to mind immediately.
Kobe is the type of philosopher king of the platonic ideals