Kobe Bryant “Black Mamba” was an American professional basketball player, played his entire 20-season professional career in the league with the Los Angeles Lakers. He won many accolades: five NBA championships, 18-time All-Star, 15-time member of the All-NBA Team, 12-time member of the All-Defensive Team, 2008 NBA Most Valuable Player (MVP), two-time NBA Finals MVP winner. He led the NBA in scoring during two seasons and ranks fourth on the league’s all-time regular season scoring.