Height: 6-6 (198cm) Weight: 205 (93kg)
Current NBA Status: Under Contract (Los Angeles Lakers)
Free Agent: UFA-2016
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Golden State Warriors
Los Angeles Clippers
Los Angeles Lakers
New Orleans Pelicans
New York Knicks
Oklahoma City Thunder
Portland Trail Blazers
San Antonio Spurs
Draft Rights Trade: CHA to LAL, Jul 11, 1996
Draft Rights Renounced: N/A
Kobe Bryant News
Kobe Bryant is comparing the next few weeks to a preseason schedule.
Kobe Bryant is expected to play under a minutes restriction to begin his return from a torn Achilles.
Kobe Bryant tore his Achilles last April.
Kobe Bryant ruled himself out of Friday's game against the Sacramento Kings.
Kobe Bryant practiced for the third consecutive day on Thursday and felt improvement in his left ankle.
Kobe Bryant passed throughout a 20-minute scrimmage game on Tuesday that was highlighted by a steal and dunk.
Kobe Bryant has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Blazers.
Kobe Bryant is willing to allow his game to evolve as he enters the final phase of his career coming back from a torn Achilles.
The loyalty shown by the Lakers in their new deal with Kobe Bryant is an example.
Kobe Bryant said on Tuesday that he's farther from a return than he has let on in recent weeks.
The Lakers are betting Kobe Bryant can continue to drive ticket sales and TV ratings while making them relevant again.
Kobe Bryant has signed a two-year extension with the Lakers worth $48 million.
Billy Hunter continues to claim that Derek Fisher conspired with the NBA on a 50-50 revenue split during the lockout, according to a new court filing.
Kobe Bryant has ruled out the possibility of making his season debut on Sunday at Staples Center.
Kobe Bryant practiced again with the Lakers on Tuesday.
Kobe Bryant has received full medical clearance to resume all basketball activities.
Kobe Bryant did some drills and light shooting in the practice session.
Kobe Bryant has returned to practice with the Lakers.
Kobe Bryant recently said that he's gotten in two of the three weeks of intense conditioning.
Kobe Bryant is now running at full speed, but he has yet to make enough progress to make lateral cuts.
Kobe Bryant previously told reporters that he would need three weeks of "rigorous conditioning" before declaring himself ready.
Andrei Kirilenko cited two other players not named LeBron James -- Kobe Bryant and Kevin Durant -- as tougher players for him to defend.
Kobe Bryant and Carmelo Anthony are good friends.
The Lakers fully plan to reach a new deal with Kobe Bryant prior to him becoming a free agent next offseason.
The Lakers will begin the regular season in 10 days and Mike D'Antoni is unsure of when Kobe Bryant will begin practicing.
Kobe Bryant intended to test himself in the Lakers' practice in Beijing.
Kobe Bryant knows he has a long way to go in terms of regaining basketball shape.
Kobe Bryant has now been to Germany three times for the procedure.
Kobe Bryant will have a procedure unrelated to his torn Achillies.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar does not believe Kobe Bryant will return as the same player when he comes back to the Lakers at some point this season.