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A Look at Some of Kobe Byrant's Career Highlights

Sunday Jan 26, 2020
This March 4, 2018 file photo shows Kobe Bryant, winner of the award for best animated short for "Dear Basketball", at the Oscars in Los Angeles.
This March 4, 2018 file photo shows Kobe Bryant, winner of the award for best animated short for "Dear Basketball", at the Oscars in Los Angeles.   (Source:Associated Press)

Here are some of the many highlights of Kobe Bryant's career. The former Los Angeles Lakers star was killed in a helicopter crash in California on Sunday morning:

— 5-time NBA champion (2000-2002, 2009, 2010)

— 2-time NBA Finals Most Valuable Player (2009—2010)

— NBA MVP (2008)

— Academy Award winner for animated short film (2018)

— 18-time NBA All-Star (1998, 2000—2016)

— 4-time NBA All-Star Game MVP (2002, 2007, 2009, 2011)

— 11-time All-NBA First Team (2002—2004, 2006—2013)

— 2-time All-NBA Second Team (2000—2001)

— 2-time All-NBA Third Team (1999, 2005)

— 9-time NBA All-Defensive First Team (2000, 2003—2004, 2006—2011)

— 3-time NBA All-Defensive Second Team (2001—2002, 2012)

— 2-time NBA scoring champion (2006—2007)

— 2-time Olympic gold medalist (2008, 2012)

— NBA Slam Dunk Contest champion (1997)

— NBA All-Rookie Second Team (1997)

— Los Angeles Lakers all-time leading scorer (33,643 points)

— Naismith Prep Player of the Year (1996)

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