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 was not interested in taking a below market value with the Lakers.
Kobe Bryant called Dwight Howard "soft" repeatedly in their game on opening night this season.
Kobe Bryant scored 44 points on 34 shots from the field in the Lakers' loss on Sunday to the Golden State Warriors.
Kobe Bryant would love the opportunity to play another playoff series against the Spurs.
Kobe Bryant also said he can't envision playing beyond the contract.
Kobe Bryant makes $23.5 million this season and $25 million in the next, which would limit the Lakers' ability to trade him.
A Lakers source said Kobe Bryant repeatedly called Dwight Howard "soft" during their altercation.
Ahead ofthe Rockets' opening night game at the Lakers, Dwight Howard said his free agency decision in 2013 had nothing to do with Kobe Bryant.
It is believed that the Lakers continue to remain competitive and not rebuild entirely due to their local television deal.
Kobe Bryant’s plan is to retire in two years, though he says he reserves the right to change his mind.
Kobe Bryant has maintained a close relationship with Byron Scott.
Kobe Bryant believes the Lakers are attempting to build a strong team.
May 15, 2014
| Andy Katz/ESPN
The Lakers will have an open line of communication with Kobe Bryant as they go through the process of selecting a new head coach, but he won't have a say in the decision.
Kobe Bryant met with Donald Sterling as a free agent in 2004.
Kobe Bryant said he doesn't want the Lakers to play favorites when it comes to picking its coach.
As he returns from a broken bone in his left lateral tibial plateau, Kobe Bryant has been cleared for running and shooting.
LeBron James has finished with the top-selling jersey in six of his 11 seasons in the NBA.
Kobe Bryant has been cleared to resume running and shooting.
Andrew Wiggins and Jabari Parker have been expected to declare for the draft but neither has made a final decision.
Kobe Bryant is still recovering from a fractured lateral tibial plateau of his left knee.
Kobe Bryant has "no interest" in playing for Mike D'Antoni next season with the Lakers.
Kobe Bryant continues to have discomfort in the fractured lateral tibial plateau in his left knee.
Kobe Bryant believes Pau Gasol remains in the Lakers' plans.
Kobe Bryant and Steve Nash are long shots to return at some point this season.
Kobe Bryant believes Jason Collins will teach the youth "it's OK to be yourself."
Kobe Bryant did not give a target date for his return when addressing the media before the All-Star Game.
Anthony Davis is averaging 20.5 points, 10.5 rebounds and 3.3 blocks per game this season.
Dante Exum recently hired Rob Pelinka as his agent and plans to use Pelinka's connection to Kobe Bryant.
Kobe Bryant will be examined again in approximately three weeks.
Kobe Bryant said he spoke to Carmelo Anthony and congratulated the Knicks' star about his 62-point game on Friday.