We all know Kobe Bryant can get buckets, and he keeps getting better every year. After dropping 80+ in an NBA game his scoring excellence cannot be denied. But how far back does it go? When did he develop that killer instinct to not let up on the gas peddle, or to not take his foot off his opponents neck regardless of the score?
My guess is that it must have pre-dated his high school days as I just watched this very rare footage of the Black Mamba dropping 43 pieces in a high school midnight madness game for Lower Merion High….