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.
The Las Angeles Lakes drafted Kobe.
CHARLOTTE (not New Orleans) Hornets
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.
13th by the Charlotte Hornets in the 1996 NBA Draft
Kobe Bryant plays on the Los Angeles Lakers
Because he was out of highschool n team owners want college graduates gives them more discipline
To lead the team
He was the best
The Los Angeles Lakers