20 seasons, 18 All-Star selections, 15 All-NBA selections, 5 championships, 1 team. He’s scored over 33,000 career points, holds 17+ Laker records, 9 NBA records, and is arguably the most polarizing force in NBA history. He was my Michael Jordan.
For years now, Kobe’s body of work (and peak) have varied among NBA aficionados, ranging anywhere from second or third, to even outside of the top ten.
To some, Kobe’s career can only be summarized in one word. “Dominance”. To others, he was a selfish, narcissistic, egomaniac who ran off fellow superstars and coaches alike. To me, it’s the former.
Kobe Bryant is one of the most successful and greatest basketball players in NBA history. He is the best Laker ever but success did not come easy for Kobe Bryant.
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