He, however, didn’t first become a superstar while playing for the LA Lakers. Bryant was an absolute legend at Lower Merion High School, and his play there eventually led to him becoming a top draft pick without even playing college basketball.
When did Kobe play in high school?
|1978||Born on August 23 in Philadelphia, PA|
|1991||Moves back to United States; attends high school in Lower Merion, PA|
|1996||Leads Lower Merion High School to Class AAAA state championships|
|1996||Selected by Charlotte Hornets in NBA draft; traded to Los Angeles Lakers|
|1996||Becomes youngest player to debut in an NBA game|
What teams has Kobe played for?
Kobe Bryant played for the Lakers from 1996-97 to 2015-16.
Did Kobe Bryant make his middle school basketball team?
Fans of Kobe Bryant can now buy a yearbook signed by the late NBA star when he was in 8th grade. In 1992, Kobe attended Bala Cynwyd Middle School where he played on the basketball team.