Mamba Mentality is the name that the late, great sports legend Kobe Bryant gave to his life philosophy. Basically, it means that you should always strive to be the best version of yourself. To honor him, NBA 2K games have a special unlockable called Mamba Mentality. It allows you to change your Takeovers. As such, it is an immensely powerful and useful thing to have. In this guide, we are going to show you how to unlock the NBA 2K23 Mamba Mentality for current-gen and next-gen devices.
How to Unlock Mamba Mentality NBA 2K23 Current Gen
The first thing that you are going to need to do here is to find an NPC called Pippa. She is a woman in the green shirt and she is located in the Promenade. Pippa will give you several quests that will take you all over the Promenade. Take note that you don’t actually need to enter these locations. All you need to do is get to the front door and then go back to her to get the next location you have to visit.
One of these little quests will see you paying a visit to El Capitan Samuel Deuces. He will also give you several quests. Follow his questline and you will get the option to play against Pippa at MyCourt as your Rival. This is a very easy game, and once you defeat her, you will then unlock the Mamba Mentality.
How to Unlock Mamba Mentality NBA 2K23 Next Gen
This process is different on NBA 2K23 next-gen devices. Here, in order to unlock the Mamba Mentality, you will need to go into your side missions and select Mamba Mentality. This will take you to Brickley’s Gym. There are seven Brickley Drills that you have to complete and earn three stars in all of them. Once you have done that, you will have unlocked the Mamba Mentality.