Pat Mixon is a sportswriter and author. His latest book is called The Kobe Code- Eight Principles for Success: The Unauthorized Biography: An Insider's Look into NBA Player and Los Angeles Laker Kobe Bryant's Warrior Life. You can find this book at SimpleIndie.com, Amazon.com, Smashwords.com and most other online book retailers. The book is also available in Print. See his website below for more info.

Pat is also a Featured Columnist for one of the largest sports websites in the U.S., The Bleacher Report.com. His articles are also read on Bleacher Report partners such as LA Times, CBS Sports.com, and USA Today, to just name a few.

Pat’s an avid basketball fan, having both played and followed the sport for nearly 20 years. He loves all things basketball, including college and the NBA but his real love and passion are the Los Angeles Lakers, having been a fan of the Purple and Gold since his youth.

When Pat isn’t watching, playing or writing about basketball, he is hard at work on his first fiction novel, a sports thriller. Pat lives in California with his wife.

Visit Pat’s website at www.PatMixon.com.