Kobe Bryant changed his number from 8 to 24. He actually wore the number 24 in high school, and wanted to wear it when he came into the NBA, however, it was unavailable at the time. Kobe was drafted in 1996.
Many players have worn number 8. The best is probably Kobe Bryant, but he has changed his number to 24.
watched 2006 playoffs with bet lakers and suns, somebody wore # 24,, Kobe was still #8 then... answer : Jim Jackson
Kobe Bryant wore #8 until summer 2006, when he switched to #24
There was no player on the Steelers that wore the number 8 in 1975.
Troy Aikman wore #8 for the Cowboys.
Steve Young wore number 8 for the 49ers. His number 8 is also now retired.
In 2011, no Steelers player wore #8.
There have been 212 NBA players who wore the number 8. Among them are Kobe Bryant, Doug Christie, Lee Davis, Josh Childress, Jeff Green, Josh Howard, Billy Hassett, Tang Hamilton, Phil Jordon, and Zach LaVine.
In 2010, no Steelers player wore the #8.
Carl Yastrzemski wore #8 for the Boston Red Sox.