Remembering Kobe Bryant's Amazing Career Moments

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On Sunday (Jan. 26), the legendary basketball player and entrepreneur Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash including his 13-year old daughter Gianna and 3 other people in his private helicopter, TMZ reported.

In spite of the heartbreaking news, Kobe has given us a 20-year long career which started straight out of high school — Bryant has many highlighted achievements and accomplishments that made him the official goat of the NBA. Before hanging up his purple and gold Lakers jersey, Bryant's legacy involves a long list of championship wins. Check out some of his career highlights below:

  1. Kobe Bryant has led Los Angeles Lakers to win five NBA championships: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2009, 2010
  2. Bryant ranked No. 3 on the NBA's all-time scoring list.
  3. He broke the NBA record of First-Team Selection 11 times and NBA's all-defensive first team nine times.
  4. He won TWO Olympic gold medals - "He led the American team to win all their 996 games from 2007 to 2012."
  5. He earned four All-star game MVP's in 2002, 2007, 2009 and in 2011.
  6. He scored 81 points against the Toronto Raptors in January 2006.
  7. Most seasons played: 20

The list goes on for Bryants achievements.

R.I.P to the legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna Bryant

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