# Why did Kobe choose to be number 8?

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.

### Who is a better basketball player James or Kobe?

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…

### Why did Kobe Bryant change his jersey number from 8 to 24?

Kobe changed his number from 8 to 24 because he wants to surpass Michael Jordan's greatness. He added 1 point to 23 to make it 24 to make himself higher than Jordan. Notice Kobe's Olympic jersey number. it's No. 10 and Jordan uses No. 9 every time. He believes he is "greater" than the great one in basketball. Its his form of motivating himself to become the greatest of all time. It was Kobe's number…

### How many 7 number combinations can be made with 8 numbers?

8*7*6*5*4*3*2 8P7 =40,320 1. If you are really asking for combinations, in other words, if the order of the numbers chosen doesn't matter : If each number can be selected only once, this is the number of choices of 7 from 8 _without replacement_: 8 choose 7 = 8 If each number can be selected more than once, this is the number of choice of 7 from 8 _with replacement_: ( 8 + 7…

### Why did Kobe change his number from 8 to 24?

Kobe Bryant changed his uniform number from 8 to 24 because 24 was the first number he wore at Lower Merion High School in Ardmore, Pa. He had changed it to No. 33 by the time he led the school to the Pennyslvania state championship in 1996. His father, Joe "Jelly Bean" Bryant also wore 33 in high school. When Bryant joined the Lakers for the 1996-1997 season, he couldn't wear 33 because it had…