Let’s talk about Kobe Bean Bryant. He was an American professional basketball player. He was born on 23 August 1978, and unfortunately, he died at age 41 on 26 January 2020. He spent his entire 20-year career in the Los Angeles Lakers in the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Net worth of Kobe Bryant
Bryant’s net worth was $600 million till his death. And his monthly salary was $25 million.
He was also considered as the greatest player of all time(GOAT), Bryant leads the Los Angels Lakers team to win NBA championships five times. In 2008 he was NBA Most Valuable Player (MVP) and 2-time NBA Finals MVP. Kobe Bean Bryant and his father were former NBA players, Joe Bryant spent eight seasons in the NBA and eight more playings in Italy.
Bryant started playing basketball when his family came back to United States. He played for Lower Merion High School in Ardmore, Pennsylvania. He was rewarded with many National players of the year awards, and he also broke the record of southeastern Pennsylvania which was set by Wilt Chamberlain with 2883 points. Bryant dropped his college and decided to join NBA drafts after completing this high school.
Bryant was the second-youngest player in the history of NBA when 1996-97 season was opened. He suddenly improved his game with the Lakers, and was selected for the NBA All-Star Game just in his second season. So that’s the reason what made him the youngest All-Star.
L.A. Lakers has a talented teammate named is Shaquille O’Neal. Bryant and O’Neal both relationship is tense, but they both found success under the leadership of Phil Jackon. Phil Jackson became the coach of the Lakers In 1999, Bryant as a shooting guard, and O’Neal as a center player. Their teamwork was giving so much effective combination to help the Lakers win three back-to-back NBA Championships. At that time Bryant’s age was 23.
Cause of Death
Unfortunately, Kobe Bryant Died on 26th January 2020 in a Helicopter crash with his 9 years beloved daughter Gianna and seven others many say that the crash happened because of the pilot as he was very careless and many say there was a malfunction in that helicopter but the reason is unknown. The news of his Death put many people and his fans in a very depressing state as he was a Legendary Basketball and a Good person. He is still remembered and is in Everyone’s Heart.
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