The Las Angeles Lakes drafted Kobe.
Kobe was drafted #13 overall in 1996 by the Charlotte Hornets
To the Hornets in 1997 then traded to lakers for vladi divac
CHARLOTTE (not New Orleans) Hornets
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.
1996,was when Kobe Bryant was drafted into the lakers and he hasn't played on any other team since.
he was drafted in 1996
He was originally drafted by the hornets, but then traded to Lakers 5 days later.
Golden State Warriors