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Kobe Bryant  SG  24
Current Team: Los Angeles Lakers
Date Of Birth: Aug 23, 1978 (36 years old)
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (United States)
Nationality: United States
Height: 6-6 (198cm)      Weight: 205 (93kg)   
Current Agent: Rob Pelinka
Current NBA Status: Under Contract (Los Angeles Lakers)
Free Agent: UFA-2016
 


Draft Entry: 1996 NBA Draft
Early Entry Info: 1996 Early Entrant
Draft Rights Trade: CHA to LAL, Jul 11, 1996
Draft Rights Renounced: N/A
High School: Lower Merion High School [Ardmore, Pennsylvania (United States)]

Kobe Bryant News


GM: Kobe Bryant Has 'Zero' Value On Trade Market Due To $48.5M Contract

Kobe Bryant’s plan is to retire in two years, though he says he reserves the right to change his mind.

Kobe Bryant Hopes Byron Scott Receives Lakers' Head Coaching Job

Kobe Bryant has maintained a close relationship with Byron Scott.

Kobe Bryant Places Health At 100 Percent

Kobe Bryant believes the Lakers are attempting to build a strong team.

Lakers Will Consult With Kobe On Head Coach But He Won't Have Say

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 On Considering Clippers In 2004: Was Sterling Willing To Spend?

Kobe Bryant met with Donald Sterling as a free agent in 2004.

Kobe 'Didn't Care About' D'Antoni's Departure, Seeks Active Role In Picking New Coach

Kobe Bryant said he doesn't want the Lakers to play favorites when it comes to picking its coach.

Kobe Bryant Begins Intense Six-Month Training Program

As he returns from a broken bone in his left lateral tibial plateau, Kobe Bryant has been cleared for running and shooting.

LeBron, Durant, Kobe, Rose, Curry Have NBA's Best-Selling Jerseys

LeBron James has finished with the top-selling jersey in six of his 11 seasons in the NBA.

Kobe Bryant To Intensify Workouts Next Week

Kobe Bryant has been cleared to resume running and shooting.

Kobe Envisions 'Great Potential' In Parker, Wiggins; Willing To Mentor Either Player

Andrew Wiggins and Jabari Parker have been expected to declare for the draft but neither has made a final decision.

Kobe Bryant Ruled Out For Remainder Of Season

Kobe Bryant is still recovering from a fractured lateral tibial plateau of his left knee.

Report: Kobe Bryant Wants Lakers To Replace Mike D'Antoni

Kobe Bryant has "no interest" in playing for Mike D'Antoni next season with the Lakers.

Lakers To Officially Rule Out Kobe Bryant For Remainder Of Season

Kobe Bryant continues to have discomfort in the fractured lateral tibial plateau in his left knee.

Kobe Likes Odds Of Pau Gasol Re-Signing With Lakers

Kobe Bryant believes Pau Gasol remains in the Lakers' plans.

Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash Unlikely To Return This Season

Kobe Bryant and Steve Nash are long shots to return at some point this season.

Kobe Bryant Believes Jason Collins Will Have 'Domino Effect' Beyond Sports

Kobe Bryant believes Jason Collins will teach the youth "it's OK to be yourself."

Kobe's Recovery From Knee Injury Going 'Slowly'

Kobe Bryant did not give a target date for his return when addressing the media before the All-Star Game.

Anthony Davis Replaces Kobe Bryant On Western Conference All-Star Team

Anthony Davis is averaging 20.5 points, 10.5 rebounds and 3.3 blocks per game this season.

Dante Exum To Seek Kobe Bryant's Advice On Jump From High School To NBA

Dante Exum recently hired Rob Pelinka as his agent and plans to use Pelinka's connection to Kobe Bryant.

Kobe Bryant To Be Reexamined In Three Weeks After Continued Pain, Swelling

Kobe Bryant will be examined again in approximately three weeks.

Kobe Bryant Open To Giving Carmelo Anthony Free Agency Advice

Kobe Bryant said he spoke to Carmelo Anthony and congratulated the Knicks' star about his 62-point game on Friday.

Kobe Bryant Prefers Not To Play In All-Star Game

Kobe Bryant admitted he would play limited minutes in the All-Star Game if he has to play.

LeBron, Durant, George, Curry Headline All-Star Starters

Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant, Paul George and LeBron James each received more than one million votes apiece.

Kobe Bryant Plans To Remain Involved In Basketball After Retirement

Kobe Bryant reiterated he will not play in the 2016 Olympics.

Kobe Will Return This Season Regardless Of Lakers' Record

Kobe Bryant will have his injured left knee re-evaluated at sometime in early February.

D'Antoni Hoping Bryant, Nash Can Return To Lakers On Jan. 28

Mike D'Antoni is hopeful both Kobe Bryant and Steve Nash can return at the same time, on Jan. 28, against the Pacers.

Kobe Feels 'More Locked In Now'

Bryant is nearly one week into an expected six-week recovery.

Kobe Bryant Out Six Weeks With Fractured Tibia In Left Knee

Kobe Bryant has suffered a fracture of the lateral tibial plateau in his left knee.

Kobe Bryant Confident Lakers Will Develop Chemistry Quickly

Kobe Bryant is comparing the next few weeks to a preseason schedule.

Kobe Expected To Play Fewer Than 30 Minutes In First Games Back

Kobe Bryant is expected to play under a minutes restriction to begin his return from a torn Achilles.
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