There’s no denying that Kobe Bryant is a force to be reckoned with on the basketball court, and undoubtedly one of the most talented players to ever grace the NBA. With this being the last season we have to watch the master at work, it’s only fitting that we look at the enormous impact he’s had on the game.
Back when Bryant was first drafted at age 18, he was the youngest player in the NBA. He started mainly as a bench player, but quickly proved that he was more than average. By age 19, he was the youngest player to start an All Star Game, and went on to win 4 All Star MVP awards. Over the course of his 20 year career, Kobe has racked up a slew of awards and became an NBA superstar, with fans and admirers across the globe.
From humble beginnings to becoming one of the most recognized faces in the NBA, here’s our rendition of the Kobe Bryant “look back”.
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