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Monday, January 27, 2020

Kobe Bryant: NBA legend's career in numbers, highlights

Lakers star Kobe Bryant: NBA legend's career in numbers, highlights 1978-2020.

  The former Los Angeles Lakers star, Basketball Legend, Kobe Byrant, who has died in a helicopter crash at the age of 41 along with his 13 years-old daughter Gianna, is regarded as one of the greatest basketball players of all time in history.  Report.

 Here are some of the many highlights of Kobe Bryant’s career achievements, Award wins.

— NBA MVP Award (2008)

— Naismith Prep Player of the Year (1996)

— NBA Slam Dunk Contest champion (1997)

— NBA All-Rookie Second Team (1997)

— Academy Award winner for the animated short film (2018)

— 2-time NBA Finals Most Valuable Player (2009–2010)

— 2-time All-NBA Second Team (2000–2001)

— 2-time All-NBA Third Team (1999, 2005)

— 2-time NBA scoring champion (2006–2007)

— 2-time Olympic gold medalist (2008, 2012)

— 3-time NBA All-Defensive Second Team (2001–2002, 2012)

— 4-time NBA All-Star Game MVP (2002, 2007, 2009, 2011)

— 5-time NBA champion (2000-2002, 2009, 2010)

— 9-time NBA All-Defensive First Team fourth player in history with ( Michael Jordan, Kevin Garnett, and Gary Payton) (2000, 2003–2004, 2006–2011)

— 11-time All-NBA First Team equalled with Karl Malone, ahead of James with 12 times. (2002–2004, 2006–2013)

— 15 time NBA's annual All-Star Game

— 16 times played on Christmas day, the most in NBA history.

— 16 seasons with the LA Lakers. Only Dirk Nowitzki had 21 seasons with the Dallas Mavericks, had a longer one-club career in the NBA...

— 18-time NBA All-Star, only behind Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, with 19 times (1998, 2000–2016)

— 25 times he scored 50 points - only Wilt Chamberlain (118) and Michael Jordan (31) have scored 50-plus points more times.

 — 60 points scored against the Utah Jazz in his final game. The seventh time he had scored 60-plus points and the first time he had achieved the feat since 2009

 — 81 points scored, the Lakers beat the Toronto Raptors 122-104 on 22 January 2006, Only behind Chamberlain, with a 100-point game in 1962.

 — 5,640 points scored in the NBA playoffs is the fourth-highest total in NBA history behind James (6,911), Jordan (5,987) and Abdul-Jabbar (5,762).

— 33,643 points Los Angeles Lakers all-time leading scorer.

 —  48,637 minutes played is the eighth-highest total in NBA history.

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