Better Nutrition

THE LAKERS’ DIET

Catherine Shanahan, MD, directs the Lakers' nutrition program, and she's the author of Deep Nutrition.

Regardless of which basketball team you root for—or whether you’re a fan of the sport at all—it’s hard not to admire Kobe Bryant’s legendary 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers. Even in his last game, the Black Mamba (Bryant’s self-ascribed nickname) set a record by scoring 60 points, more than double any other player’s final-game score in NBA history.

While dealing with multiple injuries during his last few years on the court, Bryant followed the team’s official diet: the Los Angeles Lakers PRO

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