NBA 2K24 brings to you an unprecedented gaming experience that will have Kobe Bryant fans sitting at the edge of their seats. The game presents a captivating mode called “Mamba Moments,” dedicated to the one and only Kobe Bryant, also known as Black Mamba.
In this captivating new mode, players can walk in the footsteps of Kobe by reliving some of his most iconic performances. As such, The challenges encompass major milestones from his twenty-year hall-of-fame career. From setting the NBA three-point record to facing off against his mentor, Michael Jordan, the Mamba Moments feature promises an enthralling journey down memory lane.
This special tribute by 2K follows its previous homage in NBA 2K23, which had the Jordan Challenge mode. For the 24th installment of the series, the game developers have fittingly chosen to honor Kobe Bryant.
NBA 2k24 honors Kobe Bryant in Mamba Moments
2k has made the incredible decision to honor Kobe Bryant’s career through Mamba Moments. Each Mamba Moment allows you to replicate one of Kobe Bryant’s legendary performances. As the game gets nearer, fans are more and more excited to relive these moments.
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Relive some of Kobe Bryant’s greatest performances with playable moments from his legendary career, only in #NBA2K24
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2001 Western Conference Semifinals, Game 4:
The first basketball match Kobe Bryant ever played was the first Mamba Moment. The Lakers played against the Sacramento Kings and Bryant scored 48 points with sixteen rebounds.
For a perfect completion of this:
- Win against the Kings.
- Score 48 points.
- Grab ten rebounds.
Kobe Bryant Sets NBA Three-Point Record:
The second Mamba Moment is Kobe Bryant’s three-point record he made in 2007 while playing against the Seattle Supersonics. In this match, Kobe scored 12 shots from deep in the arc, creating a record only broken after eleven years by Klay Thompson in 2018.
To get perfect three stars:
- Defeat the Seattle Supersonics.
- Hit twelve threes.
- Win by 20 points or more.
Kobe Bryant and Michael Jordan’s final face off:
This is to honor Kobe Bryant’s last game facing Michael Jordan in March 2003. He scored 55 points and made a Lakers record with 44 points in a single half.
To complete this moment perfectly:
- Win the match.
- Score 55 points.
- Hold Michael Jordan under 20 points.
- Get three steals.
Kobe Bryant shoots 62 Points In Three Quarters:
The fourth moment is one of Kobe’s greatest performances. In December 2005, the Lakers played facing the Mavericks. In three quarters, Kobe managed to get 62 points, outscoring the whole team by one point.
To achieve a perfect game:
- Win the match against the Mavericks.
- By the first three quarters, scored 65 points.
- Attempt ten free throws.
Kobe Bryant’s 65-Point Game from a three-point onslaught:
In the March 16th, 2007 match between the Lakers and the Blazers, Bryant made 65 points on the opposing team. This moment is especially hard as the gamer must watch Branden Roy while scoring.
For a perfect game in this moment:
- Win against the Portland Trail Blazers.
- Score 65 points.
- Hold Branden Roy under 15 points
- Get three steals.
2008 Western Conference Finals, Game 5:
The Lakers faced the Spurs in the 2008 Western Conference Final, Game 5. Kobe Bryant made 39 points which led to victory for the Lakers and it was noteworthy as it was the Laker’s first appearance in the finals in four years.
To have a perfect game in this:
- Win against the Spurs.
- Score 39 points.
- Get at least three assists.
- Make 50% of your shots from the field.
2010 NBA Finals, Game 7:
This match is centered around Kobe Bryant winning the fifth ring of his career. The Lakers against the Celtics match ended with a score of 83-79, with Kobe Bryant making twenty-three points himself.
The main objectives of this final Mamba Moment are:
- Win against the Boston Celtics.
- Grab ten rebounds.
- Hold Ray Allen under 15 points.
In conclusion, NBA 2K24 offers fans an interactive pilgrimage through Kobe Bryant’s Hall of Fame career. Through these meticulously crafted challenges, you can now experience what it was like to be in the shoes of the legendary Black Mamba. Don’t miss out on this authentic experience that only 2K24 can provide.