Kobe Bryant’s Biggest Basketball Achievement
Kobe Bryant is widely considered to be one of the greatest players of all time, so it’s no surprise that he has achieved some incredible feats throughout his illustrious career. His greatest career achievement was winning five NBA Championships with the Los Angeles Lakers.
5 NBA Championships
Kobe Bryant was a key part of the Los Angeles Lakers dynasty from 1999 to 2010. He won three championships in 2000, 2001 and 2002 in the “threepeat”. He also won two championships in 2009 and 2010. He was named the NBA Finals MVP on two of those occasions – in 2009 and 2010 to cap off the five-year run.
Olympic Gold Medal
In 2008, Bryant helped lead the U.S. men’s basketball team to a gold medal at the Olympics in Beijing. He was the leading scorer for the team in the gold medal game, scoring 20 points and earning a third Olympic gold medal for his country.
Career High 81 Points in a Game
In January 2006, Bryant scored a career-high 81 points during a game against the Toronto Raptors. This was the second highest single-game scoring performance in NBA history, surpassed only by Wilt Chamberlain’s 100-point game in 1962.
Bryant was an 18-time All-Star, 15-time All-NBA selection, 12-time All-Defensive selection and the 2008 NBA MVP. He ranks fourth on the NBA all-time scoring list and won two Olympic gold medals with the U.S. National team.
Kobe Bryant’s greatest achievement was winning five NBA Championships with the Los Angeles Lakers, cementing himself as one of the greatest players of all time. His other accomplishments include an Olympic gold medal, 81 points in a single game and a multitude of career awards and accolades.