Kobe Bryant

By Raymond H. Miller

Andrew Graham

R/LA-1

Why He's Important

The person I chose Is Kobe Bryant. Kobe Bryant is important because he was one of the greatest basketball players. He played for the Los Angeles Lakers. He is number 8 and one of the most iconic Lakers player.


Kobe was a good role model because of his kind nature. Kobe led the Lakers to three championships in a row, in the years 2000, 2001, and 2002. He has been stated as good as, or better than Michael Jordan. That's why Kobe is important.

5 Interesting Facts

  1. Bryant lived in Italy for several years as a child
  2. He earns about 25 million dollars every year
  3. His parents named him after a famous Japanese steak
  4. Kobe was the youngest player to be in the NBA All Star game at the age of 19
  5. The 2015-2016 season will be his last season

Why Kobe Bryant?

I chose Kobe Bryant because I like basketball. Bryant was one of the greatest players of the sport. Kobe is also a good role model for younger players. He has inspired many people to do what they wanted and to work for it. That's why I chose Kobe Bryant.