Kobe Bryant

Why did Kobe choose to be number 8?


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2014-09-17 16:18:47
2014-09-17 16:18:47

Kobe Bryant chose the number 8 because the numbers 24 or 33, which he wanted to use, were not available. He came up with the number 8 by adding up the digits from his camp number.


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Kobe Bryant's jersey number was first 8, but he changed it later to 24.

Kobe Bryant changed his number from 8 to 24. He actually wore the number 24 in high school, and wanted to wear it when he came into the NBA, however, it was unavailable at the time. Kobe was drafted in 1996.

Kobe Bryant. But now he changed his number to 24 in 2006

It is now 24 but it was number 8. So 24 is your answer.

He started out #8 then changed it to #24

Kobe Bryant announced that he was changing his jersey number from 8 to 24 in August of 2006. He has been with the Los Angeles Lakers his entire career.

He wears the yellow jersey of the Lakers number is 8.

he use to wear number 8 then switched to 24

Many players have worn number 8. The best is probably Kobe Bryant, but he has changed his number to 24.

Kobe Bryant, of The Los Angeles Lakers

His number is 2.Kobe Bryant is Number 24 . He got the number from the start of his nba career

There is no one on the current lakers who wears the number 8. However star Kobe Bryant used to wear the number 8 since the beginning of his career. But a few years ago, he switched it to his current number 24.

Kobe Bryant wore #8 until summer 2006, when he switched to #24

watched 2006 playoffs with bet lakers and suns, somebody wore # 24,, Kobe was still #8 then... answer : Jim Jackson

He wanted to be 1 step above Michael Jordan

Well, Kobe Bryant wore #8 until the 2006, 2007 season, and I think Jamario Moon

Kobe Bryant is number 24 on the Los Angeles Lakers.

They both have their own quallities, and its a very very hard decision, but I would say they are tied. After this season LeBron will probably be better. If we compare the two you can give your own opinion : Offense : Kobe Jumpshot : Kobe Drive : LeBron 3 point shot : Kobe Post Game : Kobe Perimiter Defense : Kobe Inside Defense : LeBron Steals : LeBron Blocks : LeBron Dunk : LeBron Clutch : Kobe Leadership : Kobe Speed : LeBron Strenght : LeBron Passing : LeBron Basketball IQ : Kobe Hustle : Tie If you want to start a franchise, obviously choose LeBron, he is younger. If you need someone to take the game winning shot, choose Kobe. If you need someone to shut down the other team's best player, choose Kobe.

An official fan phone number for Kobe Bryant is not known at this time.

Kobe Bryant's two jersey numbers are 8 and 24.

Alexander Ovechkin wears the number 8 because his mother, Tatyana Ovechkin, was number 8 on the Russain Olympic team where she won a gold medal.

He went on trial for domestic abuse and after that changed his number from 8 to 24.

In my opinion he was a showoff when he wore the number 8. But when he changed his number I think he changed too. He became a more mature smarter playing person.

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