Career achievements of Kobe Bryant

List of career achievements by Kobe Bryant

This is a list of accomplishments and records made by Kobe Bryant in the sport of basketball.

NBA career statistics

Regular season
Year Team Game
played
Game
started
Minutes
per game
Field-goal
percentage
3-point field-goal
percentage
Free-throw
percentage
Rebounds
per game
Assists
per game
Steals
per game
Blocks
per game
Points
per game
1996–97 L.A. Lakers 71 6 15.5 .417 .375 .819 1.9 1.3 .7 .3 7.6
1997–98 L.A. Lakers 79 1 26.0 .428 .341 .794 3.1 2.5 .9 .5 15.4
1998–99 L.A. Lakers 50 50 37.9 .465 .267 .839 5.3 3.8 1.4 1.0 19.9
1999–00 L.A. Lakers 66 62 38.2 .468 .319 .821 6.3 4.9 1.6 .9 22.5
2000–01 L.A. Lakers 68 68 40.9 .464 .305 .853 5.9 5.0 1.7 .6 28.5
2001–02 L.A. Lakers 80 80 38.3 .469 .250 .829 5.5 5.5 1.5 .4 25.2
2002–03 L.A. Lakers 82 82 41.5 .451 .383 .843 6.9 5.9 2.2 .8 30.0
2003–04 L.A. Lakers 65 64 37.6 .438 .327 .852 5.5 5.1 1.7 .4 24.0
2004–05 L.A. Lakers 66 66 40.7 .433 .339 .816 5.9 6.0 1.3 .8 27.6
2005–06 L.A. Lakers 80 80 41.0 .450 .347 .850 5.3 4.5 1.8 .4 35.4
2006–07 L.A. Lakers 77 77 40.8 .463 .344 .868 5.7 5.4 1.4 .5 31.6
2007–08 L.A. Lakers 82 82 38.9 .459 .361 .840 6.3 5.4 1.8 .5 28.3
Career 866 718 36.5 .453 .340 .839 5.3 4.6 1.5 .5 25.0
All-Star 10 10 26.8 .500 .350 .778 4.6 4.7 2.6 .4 18.0
Playoffs
Year Team Game
played
Game
started
Minutes
per game
Field-goal
percentage
3-point field-goal
percentage
Free-throw
percentage
Rebounds
per game
Assists
per game
Steals
per game
Blocks
per game
Points
per game
1996–97 L.A. Lakers 9 0 14.8 .382 .261 .867 1.2 1.2 .3 .2 8.2
1997–98 L.A. Lakers 11 0 20.0 .408 .214 .689 1.9 1.5 .3 .7 8.7
1998–99 L.A. Lakers 8 8 39.4 .430 .348 .800 6.9 4.6 1.9 1.2 19.8
1999–00 L.A. Lakers 22 22 39.0 .442 .344 .754 4.5 4.4 1.5 1.5 21.1
2000–01 L.A. Lakers 16 16 43.4 .469 .324 .821 7.3 6.1 1.6 .8 29.4
2001–02 L.A. Lakers 19 19 43.8 .434 .379 .759 5.8 4.6 1.4 .9 26.6
2002–03 L.A. Lakers 12 12 44.3 .432 .403 .827 5.1 5.2 1.2 .1 32.1
2003–04 L.A. Lakers 22 22 44.2 .413 .247 .813 4.7 5.5 1.9 .3 24.5
2005–06 L.A. Lakers 7 7 44.9 .497 .400 .771 6.3 5.1 1.1 .4 27.9
2006–07 L.A. Lakers 5 5 43.0 .462 .357 .919 5.2 4.4 1.0 .4 32.8
2007–08 L.A. Lakers 21 21 41.1 .479 .302 .809 5.7 5.6 1.7 .4 30.1
Career 152 132 39.1 .445 .325 .798 5.0 4.6 1.4 .7 24.3

NBA awards and accomplishments

*Has started in each of his appearances
*10 consecutive appearances (No All-Star game in 1999 due to a league-wide lock-out)

*First team: 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008
*Second team: 2000, 2001
*Third team: 1999, 2005

*First team: 2000, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008
*Second team: 2001, 2002

*Second team: 1997

*points: 2003 (2,461), 2006 (2,832, 7th in NBA history), 2007 (2,430), 2008 (2,323)
*points per game: 2006 (35.4, 8th in NBA history), 2007 (31.6)
*field goals attempted: 2006 (2,173), 2007 (1,757), 2008 (1,690)
*field goals made: 2003 (868), 2006 (978), 2007 (813)
*free throws attempted: 2007 (768)
*free throws made: 2006 (696), 2007 (667)

NBA records

Kobe Bryant shares two NBA records:

  • Most three-point field goals made, one game: 12 (January 7, 2003 vs. Seattle SuperSonics; shared with Donyell Marshall)
  • Most three-point field goals made, one half: 8 (March 28, 2003 vs. Washington Wizards; shared with 5 other players).
  • Youngest player to score 15,000 points: (27 years, 136 days)
  • Youngest player to score 20,000 points: (29 years, 122 days)

*surpassing Wilt Chamberlain, the previous holder of the record.
*Bryant also became one of the only three players to reach the milestone under the age of 30. The other two are Chamberlain (29 years, 134 days) and Michael Jordan (29 years, 326 days).

  • Youngest Slam Dunk champion: (18 years, 175 days), after winning the contest at the 1997 NBA All-Star Weekend.
  • Youngest player to be named to the NBA All-Defensive Team: (1999–00)
  • Youngest player to start a game: (18 years, 158 days)

Records previously held

  • Youngest player to score 10,000 points: (24 years, 193 days)

*surpassed by LeBron James (23 years, 59 days) on February 27, 2008.

Los Angeles Lakers franchise records

Kobe Bryant holds or shares 30 Lakers franchise records:

  • Points

* Season: 2,832 (2005–06)
* Game: 81 (January 22, 2006 vs. Toronto Raptors)
* Half: 55 (2nd half, January 22, 2006 vs. Toronto Raptors).
* Quarter: 30 (twice, most recently on November 30 2006 in 3rd quarter vs. Utah Jazz)
* Games scoring 50 points or more, career: 23
* Games scoring 50 points or more, season: 10 (2006–07)
* Games scoring 40 points or more, career: 92
* Games scoring 40 points or more, season: 27 (2005–06)
* Consecutive games of 50 points or more: 4 (March 16–March 23, 2007)
* Consecutive games of 40 points or more: 9 (February 6–February 23, 2003)
**tied with Michael Jordan (1986–87) and surpassed by Wilt Chamberlain (14 consecutive games twice in 1961–62 and 10 consecutive games in 1962–63)

  • Field goals made

* Half: 18 (2nd half, January 22, 2006 vs. Toronto Raptors).
* Quarter: 11 (February 2, 1999 vs. Seattle SuperSonics).

  • Free throws made

* Game: 23 (twice, most recently on January 31, 2006 vs. New York Knicks).
* Game, playoffs: 21 (May 4, 2008 vs. Utah Jazz).
* Half: 16 (January 30, 2001 vs. Cleveland Cavaliers)
* Quarter: 14 (3rd quarter, December 20, 2005 vs. Dallas Mavericks)
* Quarter, playoffs: 11 (tied with 3 players; May 8, 1997 vs. Utah Jazz).
* Consecutive: 62 (January 11–January 22, 2006).

  • Three-point field goals made and attempted

* Career: 1,086 (1996–present)
* Career, playoffs: 177 (1996–present)
* Game: 12 (January 7, 2003 vs. Seattle SuperSonics).
* Half: 8 (1st half, March 28, 2003 vs. Washington Wizards).
* Consecutive: 9 (January 7, 2003 vs. Seattle SuperSonics).
* Career attempts: 3,192 (1996–present)
* Career attempts, playoffs: 410 (1996–present)
* Season attempts: 518 (2005–06)
* Game attempts: 18 (January 7, 2003 vs. Seattle SuperSonics).

  • Steals

* Half: 6 (tied with 3 players; February 13, 2006 vs. Utah Jazz).
* Quarter, playoffs: 3 (tied with 6 players; May 17, 1999 vs. San Antonio Spurs).

Others

  • Gold Medal with Team USA, Tournament of Americas Olympic Qualifiers
  • Gold medal with Team USA, 2007 FIBA Americas Championship
  • Gold medal with Team USA, 2008 Summer Olympic Games
  • 1996 Naismith High School Player of the Year
  • 1996 Gatorade Circle of Champions High School Player of the Year
  • 1996 McDonald's High School All-American
  • 1996 USA Today All-USA First Team
  • 1995 Adidas ABCD Camp Senior MVP
  • Named to the USA Today All-Time All-USA First Team in 2003.
  • USA Today and PARADE's 1996 National High School Player of the Year with a seasonal average of 30.8 points, 12.0 rebounds, 6.5 assists, 4.0 steals and 3.9 blocks per game.
  • Led Lower Merion High School to a 31–3 record, including 27 straight wins, and the PIAA Class AAAA state title as a senior. The Aces defeated Erie Cathedral Prep 48–43 to take home the gold (1996).
  • The all-time leading scorer in Southeastern Pennsylvania school history with 2,883 points.
  • Had his Lower Merion High School number 33 retired on January 26, 2002.
  • ESPY Awards

*2002 Outstanding Team Award (Los Angeles Lakers)
*2006 Under Armour Undeniable Performance Award (Kobe Bryant's 81 Points)
*2008 Best NBA Player (Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers)

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