33 was hoisted to the rafters of the lower merion high school gym and retired in 2002. I know because i owned lebron s adidas kobe shoes kobe bryant died in a helicopter crash that took the lives of nine people including.
Kobe bryant at lower merion high school.
Kobe bryant jersey number in high school. Features of kobe byant lower merion jersey. 24 meant to the nba legend. 33 jersey from lower merion high school in philadelphia was stolen in 2017 from the campus and eventually purchased by a collector in china nbc philadelphia reported.
There he proved to be a star player on the courts and earned enough honors and triumphs to make up for his lack of college basketball experience and to make the big jump to the nba and the lakers. Why kobe bryant changed jersey numbers and what no. Kobe bean bryant ˈ k oʊ b iː koh bee.
Embroidery player name and numbers. In fact lebron wore kobe shoes in high school. Nba player kobe bryant played basketball in this school when he was young these jerseys are all with stitched name and numbers.
After having spent a part of his childhood in italy kobe bryant attended lower merion high school. In an april 2006 article darren rovell explains the reasoning behind this. These jerseys are the from the lower merion high school.
Kobe bryant s high school jersey no. However after having the jersey in his. Gianna was killed alongside her father former lakers guard kobe bryant in a helicopter.
August 23 1978 january 26 2020 was an american professional basketball player. Five nba championships 18 time all. In high school i started out with number.
When kobe played for lower merion high he wore both jersey numbers 24 and 33. Shorter slimmer cut for an on court look. His other high school number 33 was already retired by the lakers to honor kareem abdul jabbar.
Gianna bryant s number has been retired by harbor day high school in a sweet tribute by her classmates. Kobe bryant s famous number 8 jersey has long been one of the nba s top selling jerseys over the years but bryant has not always worn the number. Kobe bryant wore two different numbers in high school two different numbers in the nba and a totally different number than he had ever worn before in the olympics.
As a shooting guard bryant entered the national basketball association nba directly from high school and played his entire 20 season professional career in the league with the los angeles lakers bryant won many accolades. Authentic game day accents and details.