As of Nov. 12, 2015, Kobe Bryant has scored 32,785 points in his 19-year NBA career. Bryant is currently in the top five among NBA players in made field goals and field goal attempts.

Kobe Bryant played his high school ball at Lower Merion, located in Ardmore, Pa. Kobe averaged 30.8 points, 12 rebounds, 6.5 assists, 4.0 steals and 3.8 blocked shots in his senior year.

Since being drafted in 1996, Kobe Bryant leads the NBA in game winners at 21 as of 2015, the most of any player. Game winner shots are shots that win the game in the final 10 seconds.


Basketball star Kobe Bryant changed his number to 24 to honor the digit he wore when he began his career at Lower Merion High School in Pennsylvania. The change took effect at the start of the 2006-2007 NBA season.

Kobe Bryant and his wife Vanessa live in Newport Coast, California, as of 2013. Originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Bryant moved to California in 1996 to play for the Los Angeles Lakers basketball team.

As of the end of the 2012-13 season, Kobe Bryant has won five NBA championships, all of them as a Los Angeles Laker. Bryant won his first NBA championship in the 1999-2000 season Finals, followed directly by two more con...

As of 2014, Kobe Bryant has been a player in the NBA for 18 years. In 1996, he was drafted directly out of Lower Merion High School in Ardmore, PA, a suburb of Philadelphia. The 2014-15 season will be the 19th year for t...