Kobe Bryant is a NBA professional basketball player who is one of the top-scorers in the U.S. He became well-known after being traded to the Los Angeles Lakers team where he won five championships and being the youngest All-Star in NBA history at the age of 19. Bryant gained wide recognition for his efforts and talents with two consecutive Olympic gold medals in 2008 and 2012 Olympic.
Bryant's father - Joe Jellybean Bryant, was a former NBA player. In 1991, Bryant joined the Lower Merion high school basketball team and led the team to the state championships four years in a row before participating in the NBA in 1996.
Bryant married Vanessa Laine in 2001 when she was nineteen years old.
- The meaning of the name Bryant: Son Of Brian