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Kobe Bryant surprised Browns with visit, discussed Mamba mentality

Jesse Reed
Kobe Bryant
Apr 13, 2016; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Lakers forward Kobe Bryant (24) smiles as he addresses the crowd after the Lakers defeat of the Utah Jazz in the final game of his career at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports

One day ahead of their pivotal matchup with the Denver Broncos, the Cleveland Browns got a surprise visit from NBA legend Kobe Bryant.

The team shared a couple of pictures from the visit, noting Bryant was there to discuss the Mamba mentality with the players.

Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com noted that interim head coach Gregg Williams wanted Bryant “to focus on what competition means to him, what drives and motivates him, and his mental approach to becoming great,” per team spokesman┬áPeter John-Baptiste.

Cleveland is still in play for a Wild Card berth with a strong finish and some help. So, also, are the Denver Broncos, so this game means quite a bit to both teams.

Interestingly enough, this isn’t the first team Bryant has visited with this year. Unfortunately, the last time he did this it didn’t work out for the team he tried to pump up.