Also question is, how did Kobe Bryant announce his retirement?
Kobe Bryant, who has helped the Lakers win five NBA championships over a 20-year career spent entirely in Los Angeles, announced Sunday on The Players’ Tribune website that he will retire after this season, writing that “this season is all I have left to give.”
Consequently, did Kobe Bryant retire before he died?
Bryant had retired only three years before his death, after a 20-year career in the NBA, all of it with the league’s most glamorous team, the Los Angeles Lakers, with whom he signed his first contract when he was only 17.
What did Kobe do after he retired?
Following his retirement from the NBA in 2016, Kobe Bryant quickly built a thriving second career based on his variety of interests. He started an interesting series on ESPN+ called Details breaking down key players and games in-depth from his experience and perspective.
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In his 20 years’ basketball career Kobe Bryant played 20 seasons with the Los Angeles Lakers. Bryant played 7 NBA finals and won five of them. He was retired in 2016. In 2015 he announced his retirement at the end of the season.
Kobe Bryant’s estate’s net worth
At the time of his passing, Kobe Bryant’s net worth was a reported $600 million. For his whole NBA career, he is estimated to have earned over $328 million from just his salary.