Amazing Athletes: Kobe Bryant
Lerner Publishing Group
When Kobe Bryant went straight from high school to join the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA) in 1996, he was the youngest player in the league. That same year, Kobe became the youngest player to ever start an All-Star Game, and he hasn't slowed down since. With four NBA championships and the league Most Valuable Player award for the 2007-2008 season, Kobe is one of the game's best. Learn more about the player who is quickly becoming one of basketball's all-time greats.