Kobe Bryant is dead. The whole entire world is in shock. Not just the NBA fans, not just Kobe fans, not just the athletes, the whole basketball team, but the whole entire world. Wherever you are in the world, who you are, what you do, Kobe´s death did broke our heart to pieces.
As the world mourns to the sudden loss of Mamba, we look back at some of the career highlights of what we call as the legend. The Los Angeles Lakers superstar who have brought legendary basketball skills and tricks at the NBA arena.
Kobe Over the Years
- Kobe Bryant was a five-time NBA Champion, winning the title in 2000, 2001, 2002, 2009 and 2010.
- Bryant was named the NBA Finals Most Valuable Player in 2009 and 2010.
- Bryant was named the NBA Most Valuable Player in 2008.
- Bryant was an 18-time NBA All-Star (1998, 2000-2016)
- Bryant was named the NBA All-Star Game MVP Four times (2002, 2007, 2009, 2011)
- Bryant was named to the All-NBA First Team 11 times (2002-2004, 2006-2013)
- Bryant was named to the All-NBA Second Team twice (2000-2001)
- Bryant was named to the All-NBA Third Team twice (1999, 2005)
- Bryant was named to the NBA All-Defensive First Team nine times (2000, 2003-2004, 2006-2011)
- Bryant was named to the NBA All-Defensive Second Team three times (2001-2002, 2012)
- Bryant was the NBA Scoring Champion in 2006 and 2007.
- Bryant was a two-time United States Olympic Gold Medalist in 2008 and 2012.
- Bryant won the
- NBA Slam Dunk Contest in 1997
- Bryant is the All-Time Lakers leading scorer with 33,643 points and fourth in the NBA all-time.
- Bryant won an Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film in 2018.
More than Fame, More than His Game
Indeed, in the years Kobe was in the basketball industry, his unique and undeniably amazing basketball moves has inspired basketball enthusiast all over the world. But more than that, Kobe was much of a friend, a supporter, and a father rather than just a basketball fame.