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Kobe Bryant's 11-year-old daughter explains the secret to being clutch

It’s about maths tests. Or something like that.

Knicks Lakers Basketball Natalia Bryant, left, with sister Gianna and mother Vanessa (file photo). Source: Alex Gallardo

KOBE BRYANT WAS talking about his legendary clutchness in an interview with the New York Times a few weeks back when he shared this wonderful anecdote:

Let me tell you a story. My daughter just went back to school. She’s 11.She said: “Remember when I used to get nervous about math?” Her hands would get really clammy.I asked how she got over it. And she said: “I started thinking that once you take a math test, it’s done. I’m going to wake up the next day.”

It may be a good day, it may be a bad one, but the cycle continues, no matter what happens on the math test.

This, Bryant says, is the secret to performing under pressure:

There’s an infinite groove. Whether you make the shot or miss it is inconsequential.

Read more at the Times >

– Gus Lubin, Business Insider

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