The interest in basketball in the USA has revealed world-famous basketball clubs and basketball players. One of them, Kobe Bryant, has played for many years at the Los Angeles Lakers basketball club and has achieved many successes. Bryant, born on August 23, 1978, is the nephew of former NBA player John “Chubby” Cox by his mother. The name Kobe was given when his family was influenced by a famous steak; they saw on a restaurant menu in Kobe, Japan. Bryant, who started playing basketball at the age of 3, went to Italy with his family, where he was interested in football club Milan. Expressing that if they had stayed in Italy, he could work to become a footballer, Bryant started his basketball career at Lower Merion High School in Philadelphia. Bryant has always had a successful and professional career throughout his basketball life. Bryant has won the most valuable player prize twice on the NBA finals.
In 1996 he was ranked 13th in the US Professional Basketball League drafts by Charlotte Hornets, and Los Angeles Lakers manager Jerry West brought Bryant to the team. At the age of 18, Kobe Bryant became the youngest player in NBA league history. Bryant had his first basketball championship in the 1999-2000 season. This year, Bryant finished with 26 points, ten rebounds, and four assists in the championship match and lived his first championship at the age of 22. After this season, he had the championship in 2000-2001 and 2001-2002 consecutive seasons. Bryant had an extremely bright basketball life. In the 2002-2003 season, Bryant had his brightest period. In February of this season, he scored 40.6 points and broke a career record with 6.9 rebounds, 5.9 assists, and 2.2 steals per game. Bryant, who has won the championship five times under the Los Angeles Lakers jersey, has been named all-star 18 times. He was awarded the most valuable player (MVP) prize of the regular season in 2008 and the final series in 2009 and 2010.
Kobe Bryant started his professional basketball career in 1996 and ended his successful basketball life in 2016. Bryant, who was expressed as number two, played in the guard position. He had the capacity to play a short striker when needed. Bryant has the ability to generate numbers very quickly. There are career statistics with 25.1 points, 4.6 assists, 5.3 rebounds, and 1.5 steals. Bryant provides very good ball-handling and can defend well with his fast and athletic build. Bryant is a good defensive player, as well as his offensive feature. Bryant, who received many prizes throughout his career, died at the age of 41 as a result of a helicopter crash in Calabasas. Bryant, a legend in basketball, has made basketball popular with many people around the world with his contributions to basketball.