Kobe Bryant- Los Angeles Lakers

If Kobe Bryant had been allowed to start in the Lakers team as soon as he was drafted, it might have made a difference.

From 1998-1999, the 1998-1999 season was his final season Kobe to average less than 20 points per game.

Kobe Bryant- Final Season

Kobe Bryant- Much Opportunity

Bryant made his debut in 1996, but Bryant didn’t have much opportunity to show his talents the next two years.

The LA Lakers were a contender after Shaquille Oleo was signed as a free agent, and the largest deal.

Kobe Bryant- As a Free Agent

Bryant was made to wait two years before becoming a starter because they were afraid of giving rookies.

Kobe Bryant- Two Years

Bryant started posting All-Star numbers across the board as soon as he got the starting position.

Kobe Bryant- All Star Number

The 20-year-old got that nod in his 3rd year and played all 50 games of the shortened NBA season.

Kobe Bryant- All 50 Games

Averaged 19.9p/5.3r/3.8a/1.4s/1b per game and improved on it in the playoffs but got knocked out.

Kobe Bryant- In the Playoffs

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