Saturday, December 16, 2017

13 17 41 58 | Kobe Bryant, the 13th pick of the NBA Draft, June 26, 1996 +Born to be


Bryant = 26; Jordan = 26




Kobe Bryant was drafted 58-days before his 18th birthday, by Charlotte, before being traded to the Lakers.  Of course he had to pass through North Carolina for the Michael Jordan parallel.



With regards to Kobe being drafted at age 17...


He was also traded to the Lakers on 1/7, or July 1.


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1996_NBA_draft

As for being the 13th pick, remember, in Reduction, his name sums to 41, and that was the big riddle with his retirement, his father, and the Warriors.  41 is the 13th prime