In the wake of the shocking deaths of Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, that were on board the helicopter that crashed in Southern California on 26th January, everyone has been trying to talk about all the good memories and stories they could muster about the NBA and Los Angeles Lakers legend.
Kob will be always remembered as a family person. A dad. A mentor and friend. But above all else, Kobe Bryant, clearly, will be remembered as one of the best basketball players ever. It was a pleasure to watch him perform.
Kobe and the game were great together. His list of memorable performances and moments are a proverbial mile long. Everyone’s list is different. Memories are private. Here Kobe Bryant’s 10 Top Moments We Will Never Forget.
Kobe Bryant Top Moments #06.26.1996: Kobe joined the Lakers’ family
Kobe, coming directly from high school, was chosen No. 13 overall by the Charlotte Hornets, who then traded him to the Lakers in exchange for Vlade Divac. That’s the moment where the legend starts.
To be certain, Kobe would have been an all-time great regardless of where he played. The combination of his talent, drive and work ethic has been an unstoppable force. However, doing it with the Lakers, among the most storied franchises in all of the sports, is just different.