Kobe Bryant is a retired professional basketball player who played his entire 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers. From 1996 to 2016, he won five NBA Championships and was named NBA Finals MVP twice. He is an 18-time All-Star, was named NBA MVP in 2008 and currently ranks third in the league's all-time regular season scoring and all-time postseason scoring lists. In addition, Bryant won two Olympic gold medals as a member of the men's national team. In 2017, he partnered with Nike to create the Mamba League, a youth basketball program in Los Angeles.