Height: 6-6 (198cm) Weight: 205 (93kg)
Current NBA Status: Under Contract (Los Angeles Lakers)
Free Agent: UFA-2016
Draft Rights Trade: CHA to LAL, Jul 11, 1996
Draft Rights Renounced: N/A
Kobe Bryant News
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.
Kobe Bryant admitted he would play limited minutes in the All-Star Game if he has to play.
Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant, Paul George and LeBron James each received more than one million votes apiece.
Kobe Bryant reiterated he will not play in the 2016 Olympics.
Kobe Bryant will have his injured left knee re-evaluated at sometime in early February.
Mike D'Antoni is hopeful both Kobe Bryant and Steve Nash can return at the same time, on Jan. 28, against the Pacers.
Bryant is nearly one week into an expected six-week recovery.
Kobe Bryant has suffered a fracture of the lateral tibial plateau in his left knee.
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.