Kobe Bryant headlines Hall of Fame class
Kobe Bryant, a five-time NBA champion and the fourth all-time leading scorer in league history, has been posthumously elected into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility.
The announcement was made Saturday on ESPN.
The 18-time NBA All-Star played his entire 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, winning the league MVP once and the finals MVP twice. He also captured two Olympic gold medals.
Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and ...