"This season is all I have left to give." Kobe Bryant, who led the Lakers to five NBA championships over a 20-year career spent entirely in Los Angeles, announced on The Players' Tribune that he will retire after this season.
Kobe Bryant 3rd and 5th on the league's all-time post-season and regular season scoring lists, respectively. He is the all-time leading scorer in Lakers history. Since his second year in the league, he has started in every NBA All-Star Game with 14 appearances, winning the MVP Award 4 times. He is a 13 time member of the All-NBA team and an eleven-time member of the All-Defensive team and has played on 5 NBA Championship teams.