Kobe Bryant Lover or Hater? New Book “The Kobe Code” Offers Insider’s Look into LA Laker Star

THE KOBE CODE: Eight Principles For Success -- An Insider's Look into NBA Player and Los Angeles Laker Kobe Bryant's Warrior Life & the Code He Lives By
By: Prismatic Publishing/Simplie Indie
Jan. 12, 2011 - PRLog -- SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- Strength & Honor. Not just words from a movie but a code that NBA superstar and Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant seems to live by. He even signs fan letters with this mantra. That's because Kobe embodies everything that makes a real warrior.

“Veni. Vedi. Vici.” That phrase is Latin for “I came, I saw, I conquered.” More words the warrior Kobe follows. These phrases are insights into Kobe’s true nature, the philosophy that guides him, and the warrior’s path he walks each day of his life. This the essence of the real Kobe Bryant.

In this spirit, sportswriter and author Pat Mixon has written an unauthorized look at Kobe Bryant that is unique and portrays the NBA superstar in an entirely different light. This exciting new book provides a look at Kobe’s warrior life and the Principles he seems to live by. But THE KOBE CODE takes a unique spin on the traditional biography. Rather than simply recap the history of Kobe, this intriguing & fascinating book provides insight and perspective into how Kobe approaches his life, both on and off the court, and what seems to make him really tick. And, you’ll learn what separates Kobe from other NBA players and where his inner drive seems to be derived. You'll also find out things that are not commonly known like his workout schedule or his interests outside of basketball.

In THE KOBE CODE, you’ll also discover why Kobe considers himself a “talented overachiever” as well as feeling like “an outcast” much of his life. And, once and for all, you'll understand why Kobe has been so incredibly misunderstood. THE KOBE CODE will change your perception of this NBA superstar.

“Excellence is not an Act, but a Habit.”  This book came about because Mr. Mixon found Kobe to be one of the most intriguing and fascinating athletes of our time. He kept asking the question: what is Kobe doing that is separating him from the rest of the pack? What is going on both physically and mentally with this superstar that creates such excellence? And, Mr. Mixon wanted to know what really drove Kobe, where that hunger and intensity was derived. Lastly, he wanted to know if Kobe’s portrayal by the media was right or wrong.

This book is almost a spiritual guidebook, a warrior's manual, or possibly even a modern day "The Art of War" handbook. And, like Kobe, this book is on the leading edge and highly interactive. There are YouTube™ video links and website URL’s to read articles from Kobe’s past.

So, are you ready to adopt a gladiator mentality and step inside the arena?

Eight Principles For Success: An Insider's Look into NBA Player and Los Angeles Laker
Kobe Bryant's Warrior Life & the Code He Lives By
Pat Mixon
Paper: $12.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-9846043-7-1; ISBN-10: 0-9846043-7-5
e-Book: $4.99 (limited time offer)
Prismatic Publishing

THE KOBE CODE will be officially launched into bookstores on January 17, 2011 but is already available online in Print or e-Book at: SimplieIndie.com, Amazon.com, Amazon’s Kindle, Barnes & Noble, Apple’s iBookstore for iPad & iPhone,
Smashwords.com (multi-format e-readers), and other fine bookstores & online retailers.

About the Author

Pat Mixon is an author and sportswriter. He is a Featured Columnist for one of the largest sports websites in the U.S., TheBleacherReport.com. His articles are also read on Bleacher Report partners such as LA Times, CBSSports.com, and USA Today, to just name a few. When Pat isn’t watching, playing or writing about basketball, he is hard at work on his first fiction novel, a sports thriller. Pat lives in California with his wife.
Visit Pat’s website at www.PatMixon.com for where to buy or sample either the printed or e-Book versions of THE KOBE CODE, bonus materials, additional videos, and other information.

REVIEW COPIES: Mr. Mixon is happy to offer review/press copies of THE KOBE CODE. Please email Mr. Mixon and/or his Publisher (below).
AVAILABILITY: Mr. Mixon is available for Appearances in California, nationwide by arrangement, and via telephone.
CONTACT: Pat Mixon at pmix22@me.com or Bill Walker, Prismatic Publishing/Simplie Indie, 916-474-9292 (PT); bill@simplieindie.com and www.PrismaticPublishing.com
or www.SimplieIndie.com.

About the Publisher

Prismatic Publishing is the nation’s leader in Independent Publishing for the 21st Century. Prismatic’s online portal, SimplieIndie.com, has created an online community for artists, both authors and musicians, where they can interact, become educated on today’s new media, and find resources in the publishing industry. Simplie Indie is the premier portal for an artist to bring their dreams to reality. Prismatic Publishing allows the artist to have all the advantages of traditional publishing and compete on the same playing field without having to sacrifice artistic control.

CONTACT: Bill Walker, Prismatic Publishing/Simplie Indie, 916-474-9292 (PT); Bill Walker bill@simplieindie.com & www.billwalker.com or www.PrismaticPublishing.com
& www.SimplieIndie.com

SOURCE Prismatic Publishing


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Pat Mixon is a sportswriter & author of his new book, The Kobe Code. He is also a Featured Columnist for one of the largest sports websites in the U.S., The Bleacher Report.com.

Visit Pat’s website at www.PatMixon.com.
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