NBA Finals 2010: Kobe Bryant Has Legacy, His Legend Will Grow

June 17th, 2010 by Darko Mihajlovski Leave a reply »
Kobe Bryant is one of the greatest players, shooting guards, clutch shooters, and scorers in the NBA's history

He has an impressive resume. He's the Lakers' all-time leader in scoring, has four titles, one Finals MVP, one MVP, two scoring titles, and a dozen All-NBA and All-NBA Defensive Team selections behind his name

He had superb potential coming out of high school, recognized by the Los Angeles Lakers legend and GM Jerry West. West made a move, trading Vlade Divac to get Kobe. He was picked at No. 13 of the one of the greatest draft classes in the league's history, 1996.

He didn't get starter minutes for some time, but when he got them, teamed up with the always dominant and outstanding Shaquille O'Neal, they won three championships rings together.

Clearly, O'Neal was the first option in all of those titles as he marked the Finals with all-time great performances. Kobe's production slowly grew and he become better player almost every year.

He did his own part to save the Lakers there as well, no one will forget that.

He was wearing No. 8 for some time before he decided to change into No. 24. He played at a ...

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