Kobe Bryant und seine Tochter Gianna starben kürzlich bei einem Helikopter-Unfall. Als Hommage wird an Giannas Schule ihre Trikotnummer 2. Unter anderem Spencer Dinwiddie und Terrence Ross haben ihre Nummer 8 abgegeben und zu einer anderen Trikotnummer gewechselt. Laut. Nach dem Tod von Kobe Bryant (†41) verzichten immer mehr Spieler in der NBA auf die Trikot-Nummern 8 und
Der wahre Grund, warum Kobe Bryant seine Nummer auf 24 geändert hatDer wahre Grund, warum Kobe Bryant seine Nummer auf 24 geändert hat: Nach dem tragischen Tod von Kobe Bryant am Januar Kobe Bean Bryant war ein US-amerikanischer Basketballspieler. Bryant spielte seine gesamte Profikarriere für die Los Angeles Lakers in der NBA, mit denen er insgesamt fünf Meisterschaften gewann. Zu Ehren des verstorbenen Kobe Bryant wechseln gleich mehrere Stars ihre Trikot-Nummern. Bostons Kemba Walker will dagegen bewusst.
Kobe Bryant Nummer Kobe Bryant wechselte die Trikotnummer für ein ’sauberes Blatt‘ VideoKobe and Gianna Bryant memorial service held at Staples Center (FULL LIVE STREAM)
Via: SandyHooper Lakeshow pic. Bryant wore No. After graduating, he skipped college ball and entered the NBA Draft where he was selected as the 13th overall pick by the Charlotte Hornets.
However, before the season started the Hornets traded him to the Lakers, where he historically remained for the entire 20 seasons of his NBA career.
Bryant was closely scrutinized and criticized during the —05 season with his reputation badly damaged from all that had happened over the previous year.
The book detailed the events of the Lakers' tumultuous —04 season and has several criticisms of Bryant. In the book, Jackson called Bryant "un-coachable".
The —06 season marked a crossroads in Bryant's basketball career. Despite past differences with Bryant, Jackson returned to coach the Lakers.
Bryant's individual scoring accomplishments posted resulted in the finest statistical season of his career. On December 20, , Bryant scored 62 points in three quarters against the Dallas Mavericks.
Entering the fourth quarter, Bryant outscored the entire Mavericks team 62—61, the only time a player has done this through three quarters since the introduction of the shot clock.
On January 22, , Bryant scored a career-high 81 points in a — victory against the Toronto Raptors. Later in the season, it was reported that Bryant would change his jersey number from 8 to 24 at the start of the —07 season.
Bryant's first high school number was 24 before he switched to They came within six seconds of eliminating the second-seeded Suns in Game 6, however, they lost that game — in overtime.
During the —07 season , Bryant was selected to his ninth All-Star Game appearance, and on February 18, he logged 31 points, 6 assists, and 6 steals, earning his second career All-Star Game MVP trophy.
The basis given for the suspension was that Bryant had performed an "unnatural motion" in swinging his arm backward.
On March 16, Bryant scored a season-high 65 points in a home game against the Portland Trail Blazers , which helped end the Lakers 7-game losing streak.
This was the second-best scoring performance of his year career. Smith 's radio program, Bryant expressed anger over a Lakers "insider" who claimed that Bryant was responsible for Shaquille O'Neal 's departure from the team, and publicly stated, "I want to be traded.
On December 23, , Bryant became the youngest player 29 years, days to reach 20, points, in a game against the New York Knicks , in Madison Square Garden , after scoring 39 points to go along with 11 rebounds and 8 assists.
On March 28, Bryant scored a season-high 53 points to go with 10 rebounds in a loss to the Memphis Grizzlies. Despite an injury to his shooting hand's small finger, described as "a complete tear of the radial collateral ligament , an avulsion fracture , and a volar plate injury at the MCP joint" that occurred in a game on February 5, , Bryant played all 82 games of the regular season instead of opting for surgery.
Regarding his injury, he stated, "I would prefer to delay any surgical procedure until after our Lakers season, and this summer's Olympic Games.
But, this is an injury that myself [ sic ] and the Lakers' medical staff will just have to continue to monitor on a day-to-day basis. I'm very proud to represent this organization, to represent this city.
Stern stated, "Kobe deserved it. He's had just another great season. Doesn't surprise me one bit. The Lakers concluded the —08 regular season with a 57—25 record, finishing first in the Western Conference and setting up themselves for a first-round contest against the Nuggets.
In Game 1, Bryant, who said he made himself a decoy through most of the game, scored 18 of his 32 points in the final eight minutes to keep Los Angeles safely ahead.
In the —09 season , the Lakers opened the campaign by winning their first seven games. He was selected to his 11th consecutive All-Star Game as a starter,  and was named the Western Conference Player of the Month for December and January in addition to being named Western Conference Player of the week three times.
In the playoffs , the Lakers defeated the Utah Jazz in five games and the Houston Rockets in seven games in the opening two rounds.
The Lakers defeated the Orlando Magic in five games. During the —10 season , Bryant made six game-winning shots including a buzzer-beating , one-legged 3-pointer against the Miami Heat on December 4, Bryant suffered multiple injuries throughout the season and as a result, missed nine games.
The Lakers began the playoffs as the number one seed in the Western Conference against the Oklahoma City Thunder ,  eventually defeating them in six games.
In Game 2, Bryant finished the game with 13 assists, setting a new playoff career-high; it was the most assists by a Laker in the playoffs since Magic Johnson had 13 in Bryant wanted a sixth championship to match Jordan's total.
Bryant stated that he was open to discussing the matter with gay rights groups and wanted to appeal his fine. Bryant received experimental platelet-rich plasma therapy called Orthokine in Germany to treat the pain on his left knee and ankle,   and Mike Brown replaced the retired Jackson as coach of the Lakers in the off-season.
Bryant began the season playing with an injured wrist. In the last game of the regular season, against Sacramento, he chose not to go for a possible third NBA scoring title, having needed 38 points to surpass Kevin Durant.
On November 2, , Bryant scored 40 points with two steals, and he passed Magic Johnson 1, as the Lakers career leader in steals.
However, the Lakers lost the game to the Clippers and started the season 0—3 for the first time in 34 years and just the fourth time in franchise history.
Bryant was leading the league in scoring through much of the first 42 games. He missed a triple-double in each game with nine rebounds twice and eight in the other.
With the Lakers fighting to secure the eighth and final playoff berth in the Western Conference , coupled with injuries on the team, Bryant began playing almost all 48 minutes each game.
His injury came while he was playing seven consecutive quarters and at least 40 minutes for seven consecutive games.
The year-old Bryant was averaging his most minutes Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak had spoken to Bryant about his extensive playing time 10 days earlier, but Bryant insisted the minutes needed to continue given the Lakers' playoff push.
However, The New York Times called his leading of the Lakers back into playoff contention "perhaps some of the finest work of his career. Bryant's assists were the second-highest of his career and his field goal percentage was its highest since — Playing without Bryant, the Lakers were swept in four games by the San Antonio Spurs in the first round of the playoffs.
Bryant resumed practicing in November , after the — season had already begun. On December 17, Bryant matched his season high of 21 points in a 96—92 win over Memphis, but he suffered a lateral tibial plateau fracture in his left knee that was expected to sideline him for six weeks.
Bryant did not feel he was deserving of the selection, and some likened it to a career achievement award for his past performance.
At the time, the team was 22—42 and tied for the worst record in the Western Conference. The Lakers finished 27—55 and missed the playoffs for the first time since Bryant returned for the —15 season , his 19th season with the Lakers,  who had replaced D'Antoni with Bryant's former Lakers teammate, Byron Scott.
After recovering to play in the —16 preseason,  Bryant suffered a calf injury and missed the final two weeks of exhibition games.
Bryant scored just four points in 25 minutes on 1-for shooting, matching the worst-shooting game of his career in which he attempted at least five shots.
On November 29, , Bryant announced via The Players' Tribune that he would be retiring at the end of the season. My love for this city, this team and for each of you will never fade.
Thank you for this incredible journey. At the time of his announcement, he was second on the team in minutes And I feel good about that", he said.
Bryant requested that opposing teams on the road not hold any on-court ceremonies in his honor or present him any gifts in public.
On February 3, Bryant made seven three-pointers and scored a then season-high 38 points, including 14 of the team's 18 points in the last of the game, for a — win over the Minnesota Timberwolves.
The win ended a game losing streak, and the Lakers averted establishing the longest losing streak in franchise history. Having moved to small forward that season, Bryant was selected as a frontcourt starter for the first time.
In the season finale on April 13, Bryant scored an NBA season-high 60 points against Utah in his last NBA game, outscoring the entire Jazz team 23—21 in the fourth quarter, in the Lakers' —96 victory.
Bryant declined to play in the Olympics because he was getting married in the off-season. Bryant's United States national team career finally began in Bryant averaged Bryant scored 20 points, including 13 in the fourth quarter, along with six assists, as Team USA defeated Spain — in the gold medal game on August 24, , for its first gold medal in a worldwide competition since the Olympics.
Bryant rejoined the national team for the Summer Olympics. Bryant primarily played as a shooting guard. Bryant established a reputation for taking shots in the closing moments of tight games,    even when he was double or triple-teamed,  and was noted as one of the premier closers in the NBA.
When his shot is off, Kobe will pound away relentlessly until his luck turns. In addition to his abilities on offense, Bryant also established himself as a standout defensive player.
Bryant was also lauded for his work ethic. It was as if the other players were now his partners, not his personal spear-carriers.
Source: . Bryant was called "one of the greatest players in the history of our game" by NBA commissioner Adam Silver ,  and The New York Times wrote that he had "one of the most decorated careers in the history of the sport.
With career averages of He scored at least 50 points 24 times in his career, which is third in league history behind Jordan 31 and Chamberlain ;  six times Bryant scored at least He led the Lakers to two more championships in and , winning the Finals MVP award on both occasions.
Bryant was the youngest of three children. He grew up with two older sisters, Sharia and Shaya, and had a close relationship with them until his death.
In November , year-old Bryant met year-old Vanessa Laine while she was working as a background dancer on the Tha Eastsidaz music video "G'd Up".
The two began dating and became engaged six months later in May ,  while Laine was still a senior at Marina High School in Huntington Beach , California.
To avoid media scrutiny, she finished high school through independent study. Laila said Bryant "loved her too much for one".
They married on April 18, , at St. Bryant's parents were opposed to the marriage for a number of reasons.
Reportedly Bryant's parents had problems with him marrying so young, especially to a woman who was not African-American.
The Bryants' first child was born in January Due to an ectopic pregnancy , Vanessa suffered a miscarriage in the spring of Bryant was a practicing Catholic.
He said his faith and a priest helped him through difficult times, such as the period following his accusation of rape. A Catholic cantor said she was inspired by Bryant's faith, and the respect that he showed her.
Bryant and his daughter, Gianna, received the Eucharist together just hours before they died. Bryant was multilingual. He was fluent in English, Italian and Spanish.
In , Bryant had a legal disagreement with an auction house over memorabilia from his early years that his mother had put up for auction.
However, Bryant's lawyers asked the auction house to return the items. Bryant's parents apologized to him for the misunderstanding in a written statement, and appreciated the financial support he had given them over the years.
In the summer of , the sheriff's office of Eagle, Colorado , arrested Bryant in connection with an investigation of a sexual assault complaint filed by a year-old hotel employee.
The accuser stated that Bryant raped her in his hotel room the night before Bryant was to have the procedure. Bryant admitted to an adulterous sexual encounter with his accuser but denied her sexual assault allegation.
The accusation tarnished Bryant's reputation, and the public's perception of him plummeted; his endorsement contracts with McDonald's and Nutella were terminated.
Sales for Bryant's replica jersey fell significantly. Afterward, Bryant agreed to apologize to her for the incident, including his public mea culpa :  .
Although I truly believe this encounter between us was consensual, I recognize now that she did not and does not view this incident the same way I did.
After months of reviewing discovery, listening to her attorney, and even her testimony in person, I now understand how she feels that she did not consent to this encounter.
The accuser filed a separate lawsuit against Bryant, which the two sides settled privately. You'll get the latest updates on this topic in your browser notifications.
Image zoom. Kobe Bryant. Credit: Andrew D. Bryant won the award for best short animated film in for Dear Basketball, a five-minute film based on a love letter to the sport he wrote in It is also the number of Olympic gold medals he won, helping the United States top the podium in and Also the number of shirts the Lakers retired in his honour - eight and Bryant won five NBA championships.
Then 24 is a growth from that. Physical attributes aren't there the way they used to be, but the maturity level is greater. Marriage, kids. Start having a broader perspective being one of the older guys on the team now, as opposed to being the youngest.
Things evolve. Bryant often reflected on his early basketball days. Meine Knöchel sind angespannt, sie werden sich nicht lösen.
Ich muss es durchmachen, weil dies der wichtigste Tag ist. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.
Home News Features Music royals Movies. Sign in. Log into your account.1/31/ · Kobe initially wanted to change his number from 8 to 24 during the season but missed the deadline. In the season, Bryant officially changed his number to 11/6/ · Kobe Bryant played as number 24 before his retirement from the NBA. However,young Kobe Bryant also played as number 8 in the NBA. Kobe Bryant started his career as NO.8 and ended his career as NO Kobe Bryant is the only player that successfully had two jersey number from the same team. According to ESPN. 1/28/ · Why Kobe Bryant changed jersey numbers and what No. 8 and No. 24 meant to the NBA legend Bryant is the only player in league history to have two jersey numbers retired with the same teamAuthor: Shanna Mccarriston. His father, LSU legend Shaquille O’Neal, revealed why he chose the number on social media. The 8+24 reference is to honor the late, great Kobe Bryant, who wore both numbers during his legendary. Bryant is the only player in league history to have two jersey numbers retired with the same team. The star changing numbers, going from No. 8 to No. 24, midway through his career. The Laker began. Another ways to get in contact with Kobe Bryant Instagram. Instagram is one of the most reliable ways to get in touch with Kobe Bryant since he actually handles his account. Sometimes, celebrities may disable private messages, however you still do not lose anything by attempting to send him a direct message. Kobe Bean Bryant (/ ˈ k oʊ b iː / KOH-bee; August 23, – January 26, ) was an American professional basketball player. A shooting guard, he spent his entire year career with the Los Angeles Lakers in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Bryant, rocking the No. 8, entered the NBA as a brash and talented year old looking to prove himself in the league. According to ESPN, Bryant chose 8 because that’s the number he wore in Italy.