Kobe Bryant may be one of the youngest basketball players in the NBA, but no one would dare call him inexperienced. The son of former NBA player Joe “Jellybean” Bryant, Kobe spent his childhood watching professional basketball. From the moment he could handle a ball, he was learning to dribble and shoot. At age eighteen was given the chance to prove his stuff when he was drafted into the NBA. Fresh out of high school, Kobe showed he had the talent and the heart to make it in the pros.
Delve into the lives of these sports stars and recreate their memorable moments with exciting play-by-play action. Each book contains black-and-white photos, statistics, and a list of career highlights. Real-life sports action plus the easy-to-read Matt Christopher style equals more great entries in a series not to be missed.