American professional Basketball player Kobe Bryant will be one of the top athletes to watch at Summer Olympics 2012. Kobe Bryant is one of the 20 U.S. Basketball finalists selected for the Summer Olympics 2012. He was a U.S. Basketball team member at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games who won the gold medal. Summer Olympics 2008 was his first Olympic appearance and the 2012 London Games will be his second Olympic appearance.
Everyone knows Kobe Bryant plays for the Los Angeles Lakers of the NBA and he plays the position of a shooting guard for the team. Kobe started his professional career in 1996 and he has won so many awards during this period and his long list of career highlights shows what a great basketball player he is.
Some of Kobe Bryant’s career highlights and awards are:
- 14-time NBA All-Star
- 5-time NBA Champion
- NBA Most Valuable Player in 2008
- 2-time NBA Finals MVP
- 9-time All-NBA First Team
- 2-time NBA scoring champion
It’s for sure that Basketball fans around the world are eagerly waiting to watch Kobe Bryant’s fascinating performance at the Summer Olympics 2012.