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LOS ANGELES — Former Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant was killed in a helicopter crash in California on Sunday morning. He was 41.
Here are some of the many highlights of Kobe Bryant’s career.
- 5-time NBA champion (2000-2002, 2009, 2010)
- 2-time NBA Finals Most Valuable Player (2009–2010)
- NBA MVP (2008)
- Academy Award winner for animated short film (2018)
- 18-time NBA All-Star (1998, 2000–2016)
- 4-time NBA All-Star Game MVP (2002, 2007, 2009, 2011)
- 11-time All-NBA First Team (2002–2004, 2006–2013)
- 2-time All-NBA Second Team (2000–2001)
- 2-time All-NBA Third Team (1999, 2005)
- 9-time NBA All-Defensive First Team (2000, 2003–2004, 2006–2011)
- 3-time NBA All-Defensive Second Team (2001–2002, 2012)
- 2-time NBA scoring champion (2006–2007)
- 2-time Olympic gold medalist (2008, 2012)
- NBA Slam Dunk Contest champion (1997)
- NBA All-Rookie Second Team (1997)
- Los Angeles Lakers all-time leading scorer (33,643 points)
- Naismith Prep Player of the Year (1996)