2010 NBA Finals: Five Reasons Why We Need To Appreciate Kobe Bryant

If you graduated from high school in 1996, you will remember that there was a fellow graduate that year whose star shined a bit brighter than everyone else's. While most of us would be heading off to college in the fall of that year, this young man would be preparing for his rookie year in the NBA. Flash forward 14 years and you have 31-year old married father of two, who has won four NBA titles, numerous scoring titles, and has been voted an All Star 12 times. This man's name is Kobe Bean Bryant and whether you like him or not, you need to start appreciating him; because frankly, you will never see a player like him again.Begin Slideshow


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