Name: Kobe Bryant
Sport: Basketball
Position: Guard
Height: 6-8
Weight: 220
DOB: 8/23/1978
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pa.
Current Residence: Los Angeles, Calif.
High School: Lower Merion High School (Ardmore, Pa.)
Team: Los Angeles Lakers

Olympic Experience:
  • 2008 Olympic Games, gold medal
  • 2012 Olympic Games, gold medal
Career Highlights:
  • Five-time NBA Champion
  • Two-time NBA Finals MVP
  • Two-time NBA scoring champion
  • Four-time NBA All-Star game MVP

Fun Facts: Kobe and wife Vanessa have two daughters named Natalia Diamante and Gianna Maria ... Son of Joe “Jelly Bean” Bryant, former forward with Philadelphia 76ers, San Diego Clippers, and Houston Rockets ... Spent eight years as a child in Italy and is fluent in Italian ... His parents named him after a type of steak (Kobe) seen on a restaurant menu prior to his birth

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