Kobe BRYANT. By the time Kobe Bryant made his Olympic basketball debut at Beijing 2008, he was already a three-time NBA Champion, and was also the league's reigning Most Valuable Player. He was an LA Lakers legend, and one of the most famous sportsmen in the United States, if not the world. But the shooting guard's main motivation didn't come from fame or money.
Regarded as one of the best American basketball players of all time, Kobe Bryant played a decisive role in Team USA’s Olympic triumphs of 2008 and 2012. He died tragically in a helicopter crash, at the age of 41, on 26 January 2020. Born to shoot hoops.
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Kobe Bryant's career is recognized as one of the greatest in basketball history - be it in the NBA or for Team USA at the Olympic Games. A double gold medall...
As the two time Olympic champion retires from Basketball, we take a look back at Kobe Bryant's best moments for Team USA at the Olympic Games.Subscribe to th...
Kobe Bean Bryant (/ ˈ k oʊ b iː / KOH-bee; August 23, 1978 – January 26, 2020) was an American professional basketball player. A shooting guard, he spent his entire 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers in the National Basketball Association (NBA).
A two-time Olympic gold medalist with the dominant U.S. team, Bryant retired in 2016 after scoring 60 points in his final NBA game. In December 2017, the Lakers hung banners retiring his No. 8 and...
Played on five USA Basketball teams and compiled an overall win-loss record of 36-0, winning three gold medals. Wore No. 10 with U.S. Olympic teams in 2008 and 2012 and the 2007 USA Tournament of the Americas Team. Member of the 2012 gold medalist U.S. Olympic Team that finished with a perfect 8-0 record.
Bryant will always be remembered for the numerous memorable moments he created in the NBA and with USA Basketball. Enjoy the look back. Video Interview With Kobe Bryant About His Olympic Experiences. Video of Kobe Bryant's Top Five Olympic Plays. No. 1 - Bryant Helps USA Earn Redemption at 2008 Beijing Olympics.
1996–2016. Kobe Bryant won a gold medal with the U.S. men’s basketball team at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, showcasing his intense work ethic to a new generation of N.B.A. stars. Table of Contents.