Showboat: The Life of Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant, one of basketball’s greatest-ever players, was easily the most driven player in the history of the sport. But his career was also one of almost constant conflict: with his teammate Shaquille O’Neal; with Phil Jackson, his coach; with his wife Vanessa; and with so many of his contemporaries, opponents and teammates. Comprehensive and unflinching, Showboat unravels the conundrum that is Kobe Bryant.