List of career achievements by Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant is an American retired shooting guard who played for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA) for his entire 20-year career. Bryant is the only son of former Philadelphia 76ers player and training Los Angeles Sparks head coach Joe Bryant . [1] Selected 13th overall by the Charlotte Hornets in the 1996 NBA draft , Bryant was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers for Vlade Divac a month later. [2] [3] He and then-teammate Shaquille O ‘ Neal led the Lakers to three consecutive NBA championships from 2000 to 2002 . After O’Neal was traded to the Miami Heat following the 2003-04 season , Bryant became the cornerstone of the Lakers franchise. [4] He led the NBA in scoring during the 2005-06 and 2006-07 seasons. [1] In 2006, Bryant Scored a career-high 81 points Against the Toronto Raptors , the second-highest number of Points Scored in a game in NBA history, [5] [6] behind only Wilt Chamberlain ‘s 100 point of performance . 

Bryant Was Awarded the regular season’s Most Valuable Player Award (MVP) in the 2007-08 season and led His team to the 2008 NBA Finals as the first seed in the Western Conference. [7] In the 2008 Summer Olympics , he won a gold medal as a member of the US men’s basketball team , occasionally Referred to as “The Redeem Team”. [8] He won the Finals MVP award on both occasions. s Most Valuable Player Award (MVP) in the 2007-08 season and led His team to the 2008 NBA Finals as the first seed in the Western Conference. [7] In the 2008 Summer Olympics , he won a gold medal as a member of the US men’s basketball team , occasionally Referred to as “The Redeem Team”. [8] He won the Finals MVP award on both occasions. s Most Valuable Player Award (MVP) in the 2007-08 season and led His team to the 2008 NBA Finals as the first seed in the Western Conference. [7] In the 2008 Summer Olympics , he won a gold medal as a member of the US men’s basketball team , occasionally Referred to as “The Redeem Team”. [8]He won the Finals MVP award on both occasions. Men’s basketball team , “The Redeem Team”. [8] He won the Finals MVP award on both occasions. Men’s basketball team , “The Redeem Team”. [8] He won the Finals MVP award on both occasions.

Bryant currently ranks third both on the league’s all-time post-season scoring and all-time regular season scoring lists . He has been selected to 15 All-NBA Team and All-Defensive Team (nine times to the All-NB First Team). He was selected to play in the NBA All-Star Game on 18 occasions, winning All-Star MVP Awards in 2002, 2007, 2009 and 2011 (he shared the 2009 award with Shaquille O’Neal). He also won the NBA Slam Dunk Contest in 1997. [9] He has had 1 eighty-point game, sixty-point games, 26 fifty-point games, and 134 forty-point games in his career . Stephen Curry and Stephen Curry set a new record (13) in Stephen Curry and Stephen Curry (13) in a game until November 8, 2016. In his final game on April 13, 2016, he became the oldest player to score 60 in a single game (37) and set the highest score in the regular season 2015-16.

NBA career statistics

Denotes seasons in which the Lakers won an NBA Championship
* The NBA Finals
^ Denotes seasons in which Bryant led the league
Bold Denotes career-highs

Regular season

Season Team Games
played
Games
started
Minutes
per game
Field goal
percentage
3-point field goal
percentage
Free throw
percentage
Rebounds
per game
Assists
per game
Steals
per game
Blocks
per game
Points
per game
1996-1997 LA Lakers 71 6 15.5 .417 .375 .819 1.9 1.3 .7 .3 7.9
1997-1998 LA Lakers 79 1 26.0 .428 .341 .794 3.1 2.5 .9 .5 15.4
1998-1999 LA Lakers 50 ^ 50 37.9 .465 .267 .839 5.3 3.8 1.4 1.0 19.9
1999-1900 LA Lakers 66 62 38.2 .468 .319 .821 6.3 4.9 1.6 .9 22.5
2000-01 LA Lakers 68 68 40.9 .464 .305 .853 5.9 5.0 1.7 .6 28.5
2001-02 LA Lakers 80 80 38.3 .469 .250 .829 5.5 5.5 1.5 .4 25.2
2002-03 LA Lakers 82 ^ 82 41.5 .451 .383 .843 6.9 5.9 2.2 .8 30.0
2003-04 * LA Lakers * 65 64 37.6 .438 .327 .852 5.5 5.1 1.7 .4 24.0
2004-05 LA Lakers 66 66 40.7 .433 .339 .816 5.9 6.0 1.3 .8 27.6
2005-06 LA Lakers 80 80 41.0 .450 .347 .850 5.3 4.5 1.8 .4 35.4 ^
2006-07 LA Lakers 77 77 40.8 .463 .344 .868 5.7 5.4 1.4 .5 31.6 ^
2007-08 * LA Lakers * 82 ^ 82 38.9 .459 .361 .840 6.3 5.4 1.8 .5 28.3
2008-09 LA Lakers 82 ^ 82 36.1 .467 .351 .856 5.2 4.9 1.5 .5 26.8
2009-10 LA Lakers 73 73 38.8 .456 .329 .811 5.4 5.0 1.5 .3 27.0
2010-11 LA Lakers 82 82 33.9 .451 .323 .828 5.1 4.7 1.2 .1 25.3
2011-12 LA Lakers 58 58 38.5 .430 .303 .845 5.4 4.6 1.2 .3 27.9
2012-13 LA Lakers 78 78 38.6 .463 .324 .839 5.6 6.0 1.4 .3 27.3
2013-14 LA Lakers 6 6 29.5 .425 .188 .857 4.3 6.3 1.2 .2 13.8
2014-15 LA Lakers 35 35 34.5 .373 .293 .813 5.7 5.6 1.3 .2 22.3
2015-16 LA Lakers 66 66 28.2 .358 .285 .826 3.7 2.8 .9 .2 17.6
Career 1,346 1,198 36.1 .447 .329 .837 5.2 4.7 1.4 .5 25.0
All-Star 14 14 27.8 .507 .333 .806 4.9 4.5 2.6 .4 20.0
Source: [9]

Playoffs

Season Team Games
played
Games
started
Minutes
per g
Field goal
percentage
3-point field goal
percentage
Free throw
percentage
Rebounds
per game
Assists
per game
Steals
per game
Blocks
per game
Points
per game
1996-1997 LA Lakers 9 0 14.8 .382 .261 .867 1.2 1.2 .3 .2 8.2
1997-1998 LA Lakers 11 0 20.0 .408 .214 .689 1.9 1.5 .3 .7 8.7
1998-1999 LA Lakers 8 8 39.4 .430 .348 .800 6.9 4.6 1.9 1.2 19.8
1999-1900 LA Lakers 22 22 39.0 .442 .344 .754 4.5 4.4 1.5 1.5 21.1
2000-01 LA Lakers 16 16 43.4 .469 .324 .821 7.3 6.1 1.6 .8 29.4
2001-02 LA Lakers 19 19 43.8 .434 .379 .759 5.8 4.6 1.4 .9 26.6
2002-03 LA Lakers 12 12 44.3 .432 .403 .827 5.1 5.2 1.2 .1 32.1 ^
2003-04 * LA Lakers * 22 22 44.2 .413 .247 .813 4.7 5.5 1.9 .3 24.5
2005-06 LA Lakers 7 7 44.9 .four hundred ninety seven .400 .771 6.3 5.1 1.1 .4 27.9
2006-07 LA Lakers 5 5 43.0 .462 .357 .919 5.2 4.4 1.0 .4 32.8 ^
2007-08 * LA Lakers * 21 21 41.1 .479 .302 .809 5.7 5.6 1.7 .4 30.1 ^
2008-09 LA Lakers 23 23 40.9 .457 .349 .883 5.3 5.5 1.7 .9 30.2
2009-10 LA Lakers 23 23 40.1 .458 .374 .842 6.0 5.5 1.4 .7 29.2
2010-11 LA Lakers 10 10 35.4 .446 .293 .820 3.4 3.3 1.6 .3 22.8
2011-12 LA Lakers 12 12 39.7 .439 .283 .832 4.8 4.3 1.3 .2 30.0
Career 220 200 39.3 .448 .331 .816 5.1 4.7 1.4 .6 25.6
Source: [9]

Career ranking

Career – season [9]
  • Points – 3rd (33,644)
  • Field goal attempts – 3rd (26,200)
  • Field goals made – 5th (11,719)
  • Field goals missed – 1st (14,481)
  • Free throws made – 3rd (8,378)
  • Free throw attempts – 5th (10,011)
  • Points per game – 12th (25.00)
  • 3-point field goal attempts – 6th (5,546)
  • Turnovers – 3rd (4,010)
  • 3-point field goals made – 12th (1,827)
  • Steals – 14th (1,944)
  • Minutes played – 6th (48,637)
  • Steals per game – 92nd (1.44)
  • Minutes per game – 41st (36.13)
  • Games played – 11th – (1,346)
  • Assists – 29th (6,306)
  • Free throw% – 84th (.8369)
  • Personal fouls – 39th (3,353)
  • Defensive rebounds – 46th (5,548)
  • Assists per game – 134th (4.69)
  • Rebounds – 100th (7,047)
  • Blocks – 180th (640)
  • Offensive rebounds – 190th (1,499)
Career – playoffs [10]
  • 3-point field goal attempts – 3rd (882)
  • 3-point field goals made – 6th (292)
  • Field goal attempts – 3rd (4,499)
  • Free throws made – 3rd (1,320)
  • Points – 4th (5,640)
  • Minutes played – 3rd (8,641)
  • Turnovers – 3rd (647)
  • Field goals made – 5th (2,014)

NBA awards and accomplishments

Bryant shooting a free throw
  • 5-time NBA champion : 2000, 2001, 2002, 2009, 2010 [11] [12] [13]
  • 7 NBA Finals appearances: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2008, 2009, 2010 [11] [12] [13] [14] [15]
  • 2-time NBA Finals MVP : 2009, 2010
  • NBA Most Valuable Player : 2008 [7] [16] [17]
  • 2-time scoring champion : 2006, 2007 [18]
  • 18-time NBA All-Star : 1998, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 [9]
  • 18 consecutive selections, 13 consecutive appearances (no All-Star game in 1999 due to a league-wide lockout ) [9] [19]
  • Missed the 2010, 2014 and 2015 games due to injury [20]
  • 4-time NBA All-Star Game MVP : 2002, 2007, 2009, 2011 (shared the 2009 award with Shaquille O’Neal ) [21]
  • 15-time All-NBA Team selection :
  • [23] [22] [23] First ,
  • Second team : 2000, 2001 [22] [23]
  • Third team : 1999, 2005 [22] [23]
  • 12-time All-Defensive Team selection :
  • [24] [25] First of all ,
  • Second team : 2001, 2002, 2012 [24] [25]
  • NBA All-Rookie Team selection :
  • Second team : 1997 [26] [27]
  • NBA Slam Dunk Contest champion : 1997 [28]
  • 17-time Player of the Month : December 2000, December 2008, January 2009, December 2003, March 2011, December / January 2012, February 2013 [9]
  • Player of the Month was awarded separately to Eastern and Western Conference starting from the 2001-02 season . [29]
  • NBA regular season leader :
  • Games played : 1998-99 ( 50 ), 2007-08 ( 82 ), 2008-09 ( 82 ) [9]
  • Use percentage : 2005-06 ( 38.7 ), 2010-11 ( 35.1 ), 2011-12 ( 35.7 ) [9]
  • point : 2002-03 ( 2,461 ), 2005-06 ( 2.832 , 7th in NBA history), [30] 2006-07 ( 2,430 ), 2007-08 ( 2.323 ) [9]
  • Points per game : 2005-06 ( 34.5 , 8th in NBA history), [31] 2006-07 ( 31.6 ) [9]
  • field goals Attempted : 2005-06 ( 2,173 ), 2006-07 ( 1.757 ), 2007-08 ( 1,690 ), 2010-11 ( 1,639 ), 2011-12 ( 1336 ) [9]
  • Field goals made : 2002-03 ( 868 ), 2005-06 ( 978 ), 2006-07 ( 813 ) [9]
  • Free throws attempted : 2006-07 ( 768 ) [9]
  • Free throws made : 2005-06 ( 696 ), 2006-07 ( 667 ) [9]
  • MOST 2nd point in a game : 81 (on January 22, 2006 vs. the Toronto Raptors) [5] [6]
  • 2x Best NBA Player ESPY Award Winner : 2008, 2010
  • NBA playoffs leader :
  • Win shares : 2001 ( 3.8 )
  • Points : 2004 ( 539 ), 2008 ( 633 ), 2009 ( 695 ), 2010 ( 671 )
  • Points per game : 2003 ( 32.1 ), 2007 ( 32.8 ), 2008 ( 30.1 )
  • Minutes played : 2002 ( 833 ), 2004 ( 973 )
  • field goals made : 2004 ( 190 ), 2008 ( 222 ), 2009 ( 242 ), 2010 ( 234 )
  • Field Goals Attempted : 2002 ( 431 ), 2004 ( 460 ), 2008 ( 463 ), 2009 ( 530 ), 2010 ( 511 )
  • Free throws made : 2004 ( 135 ), 2008 ( 157 ), 2009 ( 174 ), 2010 ( 154 )
  • Free throws attempted : 2008 ( 194 ), 2010 ( 183 )
  • Steals : 2000 ( 32 ), 2009 ( 38 )
  • Turnovers : 2010 ( 79 )
  • Personal fouls : 2000 ( 89 )

NBA records

Currently holds

Bryant scored 50 points or more in four consecutive games in 2007.

Bryant holds or shares numerous NBA records :

  • Most Seasons played for a single NBA Franchise: 20
  • MVP awards won, career: 4 (tied with Bob Pettit )
  • Most all-star field goals made, career: 115
  • Most offensive rebounds in an All-Star Game: 10
  • Most All-NBA Total Selections won, career: 15 (with Kareem Abdul Jabbar and Tim Duncan )
  • Most All-NBA First Team honors won, career: 11 (with Karl Malone and LeBron James )
  • Most All-Defensive First Team honors won, career: 9 (with Michael Jordan , Gary Payton , and Kevin Garnett )
  • Only player in NBA history with more than 30,000 points, 6,000 assists and 6,000 rebounds. [32]
  • Most three-point field goal attempts, career-playoffs: 882 [33]
  • Most field goal attempts, career-playoffs: 4,500
  • Most three-point field goal attempts, career-finals: 153
  • Four thumbs up, four-game playoff series: 51 (second round vs. Sacramento Kings, 2001) [34]
  • Most Points Scored in one arena, career: 16.161 (as of April 14, 2016, at the Staples Center , Los Angeles) [35]
  • Most games played at one arena, career: 599 (as of April 14, 2016, at the Staples Center , Los Angeles [35]
  • Highest Score against the league above 40 (share with Bob Pettit )
  • Surpassed Hakeem Olajuwon , the previous holder of the record [36]
  • Youngest player to score 24,000 points: ( 31 years, 76 days ) [37]
  • Surpassed Wilt Chamberlain, the previous holder of the record [37]
  • Since surpassed by LeBron James, who achieved this at 30 years, 17 days [38]
  • Youngest player to score 25,000 points: ( 31 years, 151 days ) [39]
  • Surpassed Wilt Chamberlain, the previous holder of the record [39]
  • Since surpassed by LeBron James.
  • Youngest player to score 26,000 points: ( 32 years, 80 days ) [40]
  • Surpassed Wilt Chamberlain, the previous holder of the record
  • Since surpassed by LeBron James.
  • Youngest player to score 27,000 points: ( 32 years, 160 days ) [41]
  • Surpassed Wilt Chamberlain, the previous holder of the record
  • Since surpassed by Lebron James.
  • Youngest player to score 28,000 points: ( 33 years, 131 days ) [42] [43]
  • Surpassed Wilt Chamberlain, the previous holder of the record
  • Since surpassed by Lebron James.
  • Youngest player to score 29,000 points: ( 33 years, 199 days ) [44]
  • Surpassed Wilt Chamberlain, the previous holder of the record
  • Youngest player to score 30,000 points: ( 34 years, 104 days ) [45]
  • Surpassed Wilt Chamberlain, the previous holder of the record
  • Youngest player to score 31,000 points: ( 34 years, 185 days ) [46]
  • Surpassed Wilt Chamberlain, the previous holder of the record
  • Youngest player to score 32,000 points: ( 36 years, 87 days ) [47]
  • Surpassed Karl Malone, the previous holder of the record
  • Youngest player to score 33,000 points: ( 37 years, 138 days )
  • Surpassed Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, the previous holder of the record
  • All-Rookie Team: ( 1996-97 ) [48]
  • Youngest player to be named to the NBA All-Defensive Team: ( 1999-00 ) [48]
  • Youngest player to start a game: ( 18 years, 158 days ) [1]
  • Youngest player to win the NBA Slam Dunk Championship: ( 18 years, 169 days ) [49]
  • Youngest player to start all-Star game: ( 19 years, 169 days ) [48]
  • Only player in NBA history to score at least 600 points in the postseason for three consecutive years. [50]
  • 633 (2008), 695 (2009), 671 (2010) [50]
  • Oldest player to score 60+ points, one game: (37 years, 234 days) [51]

Previously held

  • Most three point field goals made, one game: 12 (on January 7, 2003 vs. Seattle SuperSonics; shared with Donyell Marshall and Stephen Curry ) [52]
    • Surpassed by Curry (13) on November 7, 2016 [53]
  • Most three point field goals made, one half: 8 (on March 28, 2003 vs. Washington Wizards; shared with 5 other players) [52] [54]
  • Broken by Deron Williams on March 8, 2013. [55]
  • Youngest player to score 23,000 points: ( 30 years, 171 days)
    • Surpassed by LeBron James (29 years, 95 days) on April 4, 2014
  • Youngest player to score 22,000 points: ( 30 years, 99 days ) [56]
  • Surpassed by LeBron James (29 years, 11 days) on January 10, 2014. [57]
  • Youngest player to score 20,000 points: ( 29 years, 122 days ) [58]
  • Surpassed by LeBron James (28 years, 17 days) on January 16, 2013. [59]
  • Chamberlain (29 years, 134 days), [58] Jordan (29 years, 326 days), [60] Bryant and James are the only four players to reach the milestone before reaching the age of 30.
  • Youngest player to score 18,000 points: ( 28 years, 156 days )
  • Surpassed by LeBron James (27 years, 35 days) on February 3, 2012.
  • Youngest player to score 15,000 points: ( 27 years, 136 days ) [61]
  • Surpassed by LeBron James ( 25 years, 79 days) on March 19, 2010 [62]
  • Youngest player to score 10,000 points: ( 24 years, 193 days ) on March 4, 2003 [1] [63]
  • Surpassed by LeBron James ( 23 years, 59 days) on February 27, 2008 [64]
  • Youngest player to appear in NBA game: ( 18 years, 72 days ) on November 3, 1996 [48]
  • Surpassed by Jermaine O’Neal ( 18 years, 53 days) on December 5, 1996 [48]
  • Then Surpassed by Andrew Bynum ( 18 years, 9 days) on November 2, 2005

Los Angeles Lakers franchise records

Bryant set a record at the Madison Square Gardenwith 61 points.

Bryant holds or shares numerous Lakers franchise records :

  • Most seasons played
  • 20 ( 1996-1997 to 2015-2016 )
  • Most playoff seasons played
  • 15 ( 1997 – 2004 , 2006 – 2012 )
  • Most All-Star Game Selections
  • 18 (1998, 2000-2016)
  • Most All-NBA First Team
  • 11 (2002 – 2004, 2006 – 2013)
  • Most All-Defensive First Team
  • 9 (2000, 2003 – 2004, 2006 – 2011)
  • Games
  • Most career regular-season games played: 1,346 [65]
  • Most career playoff games played: 220 [66]
  • Points
  • Career: 33,643 [67]
    • Surpassed Jerry West , the previous holder of the record, on February 1, 2010 [68]
  • Career, playoffs: 5,640 [67]
    • Surpassed Jerry West, the previous holder of the record, on April 23, 2010) [69]
  • Season: 2,832 ( 2005-06 ) [9]
  • Game: 81 (on January 22, 2006 vs. Toronto Raptors) [5] [6]
  • Half: 55 (2nd half, on January 22, 2006 vs. Toronto Raptors) [5]
  • Quarter: 30 (twice, most recently on November 30, 2006 in 3rd quarter vs. Utah Jazz) [5]
  • Games scoring 60 points or more, career : 6
  • Games scoring 50 points or more, career : 26 [70]
  • Games scoring 50 points or more, season: 10 (2006-07) [1]
  • Games scoring 40 points or more, career : 134 [68]
  • Games scoring 40 points or more, season: 27 (2005-06) [71]
Bryant goes in for a layup in a 2010 game against the Magic.
  • Consecutive games of 50 points or more: 4 (March 16-23, 2007) [72]
    • Behind Wilt Chamberlain [7 consecutive games five times in 1961-62 ] [72]
  • Consecutive games of 40 points or more: 9 (February 6-23, 2003) [73]
    • Tied with Michael Jordan (1986-87) and behind Wilt Chamberlain [14 consecutive games twice in 1961-62 and 10 consecutive games in 1962-63 73] [74]
  • Field goals made and attempted
  • Career attempts: 26,200 [67] [75]
  • Career: 11,719 [76]
  • Career, playoffs: 2,014 [77]
  • Career attempts, playoffs: 4,499 [78]
  • Half: 18 (2nd half, on January 22, 2006 vs. Toronto Raptors) [5] [79]
  • Half attempts: 28 (tied with Elgin Baylor , on November 17, 2002 at Boston Celtics) [79]
  • Half, playoffs: 12 (tied with Elgin Baylor, on April 20, 2003 at Minnesota Timberwolves ) [80]
  • Quarter: 11 (twice, most recently on January 22, 2006 vs. Toronto Raptors) [79]
  • Attempts quarter, playoffs: 13 (tied with 3 players; on May 13, 2003 at San Antonio Spurs ) [80]
  • Free throws made and attempted
  • Career: 8,378 [67] [76]
  • Career attempts: 10,011
  • Career, playoffs: 1,320 [66] [81]
  • Career attempts, playoffs: 1,617 [66]
  • Game, playoffs: 21 (on May 4, 2008 vs. Utah Jazz) [80] [82]
  • Quarter, playoffs: 11 (tied with 3 players; on May 8, 1997 vs. Utah Jazz) [80]
  • Most Played: 18 (May 18, 2012)
  • Consecutive: 62 (January 11-22, 2006) [5] [79]
  • Three-point field goals made and attempted
  • Career: 1,827 [1] [79]
  • Career, playoffs: 292 [83]
  • Game: 12 (on January 7, 2003 vs. Seattle SuperSonics) [79] [84]
  • Half: 8 (1st half, March 28, 2003 vs. Washington Wizards) [79] [85]
  • Consecutive: 9 (on January 7, 2003 vs. Seattle SuperSonics) [84]
  • Career attempts: 5,546 [67]
  • Career attempts, playoffs: 882 [33]
  • Season attempts: 518 (2005-06) [1] [79]
  • Game attempts: 18 (on January 7, 2003 vs. Seattle SuperSonics) [79] [84]
  • Steals
  • Career: 1,944
  • Half: 6 (tied with 3 players; on February 13, 2006 vs. Utah Jazz) [79]
  • Quarter, playoffs: 3 (five times, tied with 9 players; Most Recently on June 15, 2008 vs. Boston Celtics) [80]
  • Minutes played
  • Career: 48,637 [75] [86]
  • Career, playoffs: 8,641 [75] [87]
  • Personal Fouls
  • Career: 3,353
  • Career, playoffs: 660
  • turnovers
  • Career: 4,010

Miscellaneous records

  • Most Points Scored as an opponent at the modern Madison Square Garden (IV): 61 (on February 2, 2009 vs. New York Knicks ) [70]
  • Most points scored in Christmas Day games : 395 (as of December 25, 2015) [88]
  • Surpassed Oscar Robertson [88]
  • Most points scored in final career game: 60 (on April 13, 2016 vs. Utah Jazz ) [89]

Others

Bryant playing at the 2008 Summer Olympics
  • 1995 Adidas Academic Betterment and Career Development (ABCD) Summer Camp Senior MVP [90] [91]
  • 1996 Naismith High School Player of the Year [90]
  • 1996 Gatorade Circle of Champions High School Player of the Year [90]
  • 1996 McDonald’s High School All-American [90]
  • 1996 USA Today All-USA First Team [90]
  • USA Today and PARADE ‘s 1996 National High School Player of the Year with a seasonal average of 30.8 points 12.0 rebounds, 6.5 assists, 4.0 steals and 3.8 blocks per game. [1]
  • Named Most Outstanding Player at the Beach Ball Classic in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina in his senior year [90]
  • The all-time leading scorer in Southeastern Pennsylvania school history with 2,883 points [1]
  • Surpassed Carlin Warley (2,441) and Wilt Chamberlain (2,359) [1] [90]
  • Led Lower Merion High School to a 31-3 record, including 27 straight wins, and the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (AAAA) class AAAA state title as a senior. The Aces defeated Erie Cathedral Prep 48-43 to win the gold (1996). [1]
  • Had his Lower Merion High School number 33 retired in 2002 [92]
  • Became the 27th player to enter the NBA straight from high school ( Jermaine O’Neal Was the other player to do so in the 1996 NBA draft ) [90]
  • Won 5 ESPY Awards
  • 2002 Outstanding Team Award (Los Angeles Lakers) [93]
  • 2006 Under Armor Undeniable Performance Award (Kobe Bryant’s 81 points) [93]
  • 2008 Best NBA Player Award (Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers) [93] [94]
  • 2009 Best Team Award (Los Angeles Lakers) [93]
  • 2010 Best NBA Player Award (Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers) [93]
  • Gold Medal with Team USA , 2007 FIBA ​​Americas Championship (Tournament of Americas) [95]
  • Gold medal with Team USA, 2008 Summer Olympics [95]
  • Gold medal with Team USA, 2012 Summer Olympics [95]
  • Sporting News NBA Athlete of the Decade (2000s) [96]
  • TNT Player of the Decade (2000s) [97]
  • Official # 12 in SLAM Magazine ‘ s 2009 revision of the top 50 greatest players of all time (published in the August 2009 issue) [98]
  • Sports Illustrated Top 20 Male Athlete of the Decade (2000s) # 7 (the only NBA player in the top 10) [99]
  • Official # 10 in SLAM Magazine ‘ s 2011 revision of the top 500 greatest players of all time (published in the February 2011 issue) [100]
  • Official # 1 in Dime Magazine ‘ s 2012 list of the top 10 greatest players since the year 2000 (published in the September 2012 issue) [101]

See also

  • List of 40-plus point games by Kobe Bryant
  • List of National Basketball Association
  • List of National Basketball Association career scoring leaders
  • List of National Basketball Association
  • List of National Basketball Association
  • List of National Basketball Association
  • List of National Basketball Association 3-point scoring leaders
  • List of National Basketball Association
  • List of National Basketball Association
  • List of National Basketball Association
  • List of National Basketball Association
  • List of National Basketball Association
  • List of National Basketball Association career playoff turnovers leaders
  • List of National Basketball Association 3-point scoring leaders
  • List of National Basketball Association career playoff free throw scoring leaders
  • List of National Basketball Association
  • List of National Basketball Association
  • List of National Basketball Association franchise career scoring leaders
  • List of National Basketball Association
  • List of NBA players with most championships
  • NBA regular season records

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