The Las Angeles Lakes drafted Kobe.
Kobe was drafted #13 overall in 1996 by the Charlotte Hornets
1996,was when Kobe Bryant was drafted into the lakers and he hasn't played on any other team since.
he was 17.
Kobe Bryant was a first round draft choice of the Charlotte Hornets in 1996. Shortly after the draft the Lakers traded their starting center, Vlade Divac, to the Hornets for Bryant.
Kobe Bryant was drafted into the NBA out of high school.
In 1996. He was the first guard to be drafted out of highschool
Kevin Garnett was in the NBA first. He was drafted in 1995 and Kobe was drafted in 1996.