When did Kobe Bryant go to high school?

July 27, 2020 Off By idswater

When did Kobe Bryant go to high school?

Peter Llewellyn-USA TODAY Sports Kobe Bryant made the controversial decision to jump straight from Lower Merion High School to the NBA in 1996, and the Los Angeles Lakers legend told reporters in Toronto on Saturday that he has never regretted the choice.

How many years did Kobe Bryant play for the Lakers?

He played his entire 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He entered the NBA directly from high school and won five NBA championships with the Lakers. Bryant is an 18-time All-Star, 15-time member of the All-NBA Team, and 12-time member of the All-Defensive team.

When did Kobe Bryant’s father retire from the NBA?

When Bryant was six, his father retired from the NBA and moved his family to Rieti in Italy to continue playing professional basketball. After two years, they moved first to Reggio Calabria, then to Pistoia and Reggio Emilia.

Who was the first player to go to the NBA out of high school?

In 1974, the NBA’s rival, the ABA, drafted high school star Moses Malone. He was immediately signed by the Utah Stars and became the first player to go directly from high school basketball to a professional league.

Where did Kobe Bryant go to high school?

TORONTO — Players jumping straight from high school to the NBA has been a thing of the past for some time now. Kobe Bryant was one of the most famous people to make the move, and he said it was the best choice of his career. Bryant has been in the media spotlight this week as the NBA hosts its annual All-Star Weekend festivities in Toronto.

He played his entire 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He entered the NBA directly from high school and won five NBA championships with the Lakers. Bryant is an 18-time All-Star, 15-time member of the All-NBA Team, and 12-time member of the All-Defensive team.

When Bryant was six, his father retired from the NBA and moved his family to Rieti in Italy to continue playing professional basketball. After two years, they moved first to Reggio Calabria, then to Pistoia and Reggio Emilia.

Where was Kobe Bryant at All Star Weekend?

Bryant has been in the media spotlight this week as the NBA hosts its annual All-Star Weekend festivities in Toronto. It’s no secret that this season is the last for the Los Angeles Lakers guard, and many of the questions he’s forced to address are those of reflection.