1. If you're afraid to fail, then you're probably going to fail.
2. We all have self-doubt. You don't deny it, but you also don't capitulate to it. You embrace it.
3. I don't want to be the next Michael Jordan, I only want to be Kobe Bryant.
4. Everything negative - pressure, challenges - is all an opportunity for me to rise.
5. I'll do whatever it takes to win games, whether it's sitting on a bench waving a towel, handing a cup of water to a teammate, or hitting the game-winning shot.