Apr 9, 2013; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Lakers power shooting guard Kobe Bryant (24) in the second half against the New Orleans Hornets at the Staples Center. Lakers won 104-96. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports
1996 – The Charlotte Hornets officially traded Kobe Bryant, the No. 13 overall pick of the NBA draft, to the Los Angeles Lakers for Vlade Divac. Kobe is considered one of the best players of all-time after leading the Lakers to five championships. He also currently has the fourth-most points in NBA history.
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