Kobe Bean Bryant (/ ˈ k oʊ b iː / KOH-bee; August 23, 1978 – January 26, 2020) was an American professional basketball player. A shooting guard, he spent his entire 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers in the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Kobe Bryant, the 18-time All-Star who won five NBA championships and became one of the greatest basketball players of his generation during a 20-year career with the Lakers, died in a helicopter ...
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Kobe Bryant averages for the NBA season and Playoffs, including points, rebounds, assists, steals, blocks and other categories, year by year and career numbers. His NBA years: from 1997 to 2016.
Kobe Bryant spent his early years in Italy and joined the NBA straight out of high school. A dominant scorer, Bryant won five NBA championships and the 2008 MVP Award with the Los Angeles Lakers.
The year 2003 saw dark clouds gather over Kobe Bryant's name. As the New York Times and the the Los Angeles Times tell us, the basketball superstar was charged with sexual assault of a 19-year-old front desk clerk at the Lodge & Spa at Cordillera in Edwards, Colorado.