Kobe Bean Bryant (born  is a
Bryant retired on April 13, 2016 after scoring 60 points in a Lakers win against the Utah Jazz.
Bryant won five championship rings from 2000-2002 and again in 2009-2010. He was awarded the
Bryant earned 14 selections for All-NBA teams and 12 for All-Defensive teams. He led the league in scoring twice. He received 4 all-star game MVPs in 14 appearances. He also won 2 finals MVP awards. He was also the youngest player to reach 30,000 points, passing Shaquille O Neal and Michael Jordan and becoming third on the all-time scoring list. Bryant is widely considered to be one of the greatest basketball players in NBA history.