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We watch him sprint up the court, we wear his jersey. And finally, with Kobe Bryant's new memoir, we can get inside the mind of the legendary "Black Mamba". This lavish, analytical book takes a deep dive into how Bryant prepares for each game, including how he sizes up his opponents, how he gets through injuries, how he prepares each day both mentally and physically, and ultimately, how he has persevered and succeeded over his twenty-year career. For the true enthusiasts, beside each coffee table-worthy portrait is a breakdown of the play-by-play of his most historic court moments.

Head trauma in the NFL is sure to be a hotter topic than ever when the Hollywood film Concussion comes out Christmas Day. But in 2013, the Pulitzer-winning Fainaru brothers blew the lid off that story with their exhaustive book, League of Denial. Now is as good a time as any to read — or give — the investigative story that helped start a movement. Start shopping here.
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