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Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant dunks during the first half of a game against the Indiana Pacers on Jan. 4, 2015, in Los Angeles. Bryant, a five-time NBA champion and a two-time Olympic gold medalist, died in a helicopter crash in California on Sunday. He was 41. / AP photo by Mark J. Terrill

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Remembering Kobe Bryant

LOS ANGELES — Kobe Bryant, the 18-time NBA All-Star who won five championships and became one of the greatest basketball players of his generation during a 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, died in a helicopter crash Sunday. He was 41.

Here are some of the many highlights of Bryant's career from 1996 to 2016.

* Five-time NBA champion (2000-2002, 2009, 2010)

* Two-time NBA Finals MVP (2009, 2010)

* NBA season MVP (2008)

* Academy Award winner for animated short film (2018)

* Eighteen-time NBA All-Star (1998, 2000-2016)

* Four-time NBA All-Star Game MVP (2002, 2007, 2009, 2011)

* 11-time All-NBA first team (2002-2004, 2006-2013)

* Two-time All-NBA second team (2000-2001)

* Two-time All-NBA third team (1999, 2005)

* Nine-time NBA All-Defensive first team (2000, 2003, 2004, 2006-2011)

* Three-time NBA All-Defensive second team (2001, 2002, 2012)

* Two-time NBA scoring champion (2006, 2007)

* Two-time Olympic gold medalist (2008, 2012)

* NBA slam dunk contest champion (1997)

* NBA All-Rookie second team (1997)

* Los Angeles Lakers all-time leading scorer (33,643 points)

* Naismith high school player of the year (1996)

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