Kobe Bryant

Timeline created by christianandjason
  • Birth of the GOAT

    Birth of the GOAT
    Kobe Bean Bryant was born on August 23, 1978. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at Mercy Hospital.
  • High School Ball

    High School Ball
    Kobe Bryant grew up with a passion for the game. He played basketball at Lower Merion High School in Pennsylvania. There, he was recognized as the top high school player in the nation.
  • DRAFT DAY

    DRAFT DAY
    Kobe skipped college, and was drafted with the 13th pick of the 1996 draft as the first Guard ever taken out of high school. He was drafted by the Charlotte Hornets.
  • First Game

    First Game
    On this date, Kobe Bryant played his first game as an NBA player.
  • Ring #1

    Ring #1
    On this date, Kobe and the Lakers defeated the Indiana Pacers in a 6-game series.
  • Ring #2

    Ring #2
    The Lakers beat the 76ers in a 5-game series. This was the team's second NBA title in a row.
  • Ring #3

    Ring #3
    The New Jersey Nets were taken down in just four games in the 2002 NBA finals by the Lakers. This was the franchise's and Kobe's third straight ring.
  • Ring #4

    Ring #4
    The team took a break for a while, but came back to win the title again in 2009. They took on the Orlando Magic and won the 5-game series. This was Kobe's fourth ring.
  • Ring #5

    Ring #5
    This was the legend's last ring. The team beat the Boston Celtics in a full 7-game series. Kobe Bryant was the MVP of these finals.
  • The GOAT's Last Game

    The GOAT's Last Game
    On this date, the legend, Kobe Bryant, played his final game in the NBA and his final game for the Los Angeles Lakers.
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    Kobe Was A Minor

    This was the time period in which Kobe grew up, his journey to adulthood.
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    #8

    This is the time in which Kobe wore #8, before later switching to #24.
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    Back-to-Back-to-Back

    During this time the Lakers and Kobe Bryant won three consecutive NBA championchips.
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    #24

    This is the time period in which Kobe wore #24.
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    Back-to-Back

    During this period Kobe won two more NBA championship rings for the Lakers.