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Kobe Bryant
15.2 4.3 3.5
Team: Los AngelesHeight: 6-6 Born: 8/23/1978
Position: G-FWeight: 212 Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
College: NoneDraft: 1st Round 13th pick by Hornets (1996)

Latest News
Nov. 25 7:33 AM PT8:33 AM MT9:33 AM CT10:33 AM ET15:33 GMT23:33 8:33 AM MST10:33 AM EST19:33 UAE16:3310:33 ET9:33 AM CT13:33 - Bryant turned in one of the worst performances of his career Tuesday against the best team he has ever faced.
Analysis: The former superstar shot 1 of 14 for just four points, matching the worst-shooting performance of his career in a game where he had at least one basket. The Lakers lost by 34 at unbeaten Golden State. "I could have scored 80 tonight, it wouldn't have made a damn difference," said Bryant, who is shooting a league-worst 31.1 percent.
Nov. 10 5:20 PM PT6:20 PM MT7:20 PM CT8:20 PM ET1:20 GMT9:20 6:20 PM MST8:20 PM EST5:20 UAE (+1)02:2020:20 ET7:20 PM CT23:20 - Bryant was back in the lineup Friday, finishing with 19 points on 7-of-15 shooting in a 90-82 loss at Dallas.
Analysis: Bryant has been dealing with a back injury, but he just isn't good enough to warrant a spot on your fantasy team right now.
Nov. 9 2:13 PM PT3:13 PM MT4:13 PM CT5:13 PM ET22:13 GMT6:13 3:13 PM MST5:13 PM EST2:13 UAE (+1)23:1317:13 ET4:13 PM CT20:13 - Bryant says a spot on the U.S. Olympic team next summer "would mean the world" to him.
Analysis: Bryant, who in no way, shape or form deserves a spot for his performance this year as one of the worst players in the NBA, says he feels like he could add value to the Olympic roster "from a leadership perspective" and with his defense.
Nov. 8 2:16 PM PT3:16 PM MT4:16 PM CT5:16 PM ET22:16 GMT6:16 3:16 PM MST5:16 PM EST2:16 UAE (+1)23:1617:16 ET4:16 PM CT20:16 - Bryant finished with 18 points Sunday in another woeful effort in what was likely the final Madison Square Garden appearance of his storied career.
Analysis: Bryant's total was far off the 30.7 per game he had been averaging at MSG. The 37-year-old former fantasy superstar made 6 of 19 shots and is shooting 32.0 percent with only Denver rookie Emmanuel Mudiay faring worse.
Nov. 7 9:49 PM PT10:49 PM MT11:49 PM CT12:49 AM ET5:49 GMT13:49 10:49 PM MST12:49 AM EST9:49 UAE06:490:49 ET11:49 PM CT3:49 - Bryant scored 18 points Friday, his highest performance since opening night though he was awful yet again.
Analysis: Bryant made 5 of 16 shots and is shooting 32.1 percent for the league's third-worst mark. Bryant doesn't know if this is the end but fantasy owners certainly do.
Nov. 4 10:08 PM PT11:08 PM MT12:08 AM CT1:08 AM ET6:08 GMT14:08 11:08 PM MST1:08 AM EST10:08 UAE07:081:08 ET12:08 AM CT4:08 - Bryant made 4 of 11 shots for 11 points Tuesday.
Analysis: You have to be kidding if you think Bryant has anything left in the tank.
Nov. 2 2:32 PM PT3:32 PM MT4:32 PM CT5:32 PM ET22:32 GMT6:32 3:32 PM MST5:32 PM EST2:32 UAE (+1)23:3217:32 ET4:32 PM CT20:32 - Lakers coach Byron Scott gave a day off to Bryant on Monday for rest after a frustrating start to his 20th NBA season.
Analysis: Bryant was ''really angry'' with himself after a 3-for-15 shooting performance against the Mavericks. After the game, Bryant called himself ''the 200th-best player in the league.'' The third-leading scorer in NBA history hit 31.3 percent of his shots in Los Angeles' first three games, including just 20.7 percent on 3-pointers.
Oct. 31 10:46 PM PT11:46 PM MT12:46 AM CT1:46 AM ET5:46 GMT13:46 10:46 PM MST12:46 AM EST9:46 UAE06:461:46 ET11:46 PM CT3:46 - Bryant's slow start continued Friday, as he scored 13 on 5-of-12 shooting at Sacramento.
Analysis: Bryant is 13 for 36 through two games, including a 4-of-21 mark from 3-point range.
Oct. 29 9:49 PM PT10:49 PM MT11:49 PM CT12:49 AM ET4:49 GMT12:49 9:49 PM MST11:49 PM EST8:49 UAE05:490:49 ET10:49 PM CT2:49 - Bryant scored 24 points in the first game of his 20th season Wednesday.
Analysis: Bryant, who missed all five fourth-quarter shots, broke John Stockton's NBA record for the most seasons with one team.
Oct. 13 8:36 PM PT9:36 PM MT10:36 PM CT11:36 PM ET3:36 GMT11:36 8:36 PM MST10:36 PM EST7:36 UAE (+1)05:3623:36 ET10:36 PM CT2:36 - Bryant is still expected to play in the Los Angeles Lakers' season opener after being slowed by a bruised leg for two weeks.
Analysis: Bryant participated in most of the Lakers' practice Monday at their training complex. Coach Byron Scott says he expects Bryant to play against Minnesota on Wednesday. Scott says Bryant "knocks off the rust pretty quickly."

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