Kobe Bryant

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Kobe Bryant
Kobe Bryant warming up.jpg
Bryant in 2015
Personal information
Born23 August 1978(1978-08-23)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvanie
Dee'd26 Januar 2020(2020-01-26) (aged 41)
Calabasas, Californie
NaitionalityAmerican
Leetit hicht6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)[lower-alpha 1]
Leetit wecht212 lb (96 kg)
Career information
Heich schuilLower Merion
(Ardmore, Pennsylvanie)
NBA draucht1996 / Roond: 1 / Pick: 13t overall
Selectit bi the Charlotte Hornets
Playin career1996–2016
PoseetionShuitin guard
Nummer8, 24
Career history
19962016Los Angeles Lakers
Career heichlichts an awairds
Career stateestics
Pynts33,643 (25.0 ppg)
Reboonds7,047 (5.2 rpg)
Assists6,306 (4.7 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Kobe Bean Bryant (23 August 1978 – 26 Januar 2020) wis an American reteert perfaisional basketbaw player. He is widely regairdit as ane o the greatest basketbaw players o aw time.[3][4][5][6]

He died on the 26 January 2020, in a helicopter crash ootside o Calabasas, Californie, at the age o 41.[7]

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. In 2006, Bryant said that he wis 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 m).[1] In 2008, he statit he wis "probably" 6 feet 5 inches (1.96 m) in shoes.[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Mallozzi, Vincent (December 24, 2006). "'Where's Kobe? I Want Kobe.'". The New York Times. Archived frae the oreeginal on February 21, 2013. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)
  2. Ding, Kevin (January 8, 2008). "Kobe Bryant's work with kids brings joy, though sometimes it's fleeting". Orange County Register. Archived frae the oreeginal on February 21, 2013. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)
  3. Lynch, Andrew (October 20, 2017). "Ranking the 25 greatest players in NBA history". FOX Sports. Retrieved October 7, 2017.
  4. Moonves, Leslie (February 17, 2017). "50 greatest NBA players of all time". CBS Sports. Retrieved October 7, 2017.
  5. Rasmussen, Bill (March 3, 2016). "All-Time #NBArank: Counting down the greatest players ever". ESPN. Retrieved October 7, 2017.
  6. McCallum, Jack (February 8, 2016). "SI's 50 greatest players in NBA history". Sports Illustrated. Retrieved October 7, 2017.
  7. Kobe Bryant is killed in helicopter crash in Calabasas. Winton, Richard an Dan Woike, Los Angeles Times, 26 Januar 2020