Childhood Years

When Kobe was 6 years old, his father left the NBA and moved his family to Rieti, Italy to continue playing professional basketball. During summers, he and his family would go back to the United States and play in basketball leagues. Kobe began to study and love playing the game. When high school came around, he attended Lower Merion High School and started varisty as a freshman. The next three years, he started to get college and even NBA attention. This began his desire to go directly to the pro's and that is what he did.

NBA Years

Personal Life