Did Kobe Bryant play in the All Star game his rookie year?

Did Kobe Bryant play in the All-Star game as a rookie?

As a rookie, Bryant earned a reputation as a high-flyer by winning the 1997 Slam Dunk Contest, and was named an All-Star by his second season.

Kobe Bryant.

Personal information
NBA draft 1996 / Round: 1 / Pick: 13th overall
Selected by the Charlotte Hornets
Playing career 1996–2016
Position Shooting guard

What years was Kobe not an All-Star?

Kobe Bryant’s All-Star Game records

*There was no All-Star Game in 1999 due to the NBA lockout. Bryant also ranks second in All-Star starts (15) and most points (290), which have both been surpassed by LeBron James.

How many times did Kobe lose in the first round?

Kobe Bryant lost in Game 3 of the 1997 First Round against the Trail Blazers on April 30, 1997.

NAME DATE FT%
Kobe Bryant 5/22/1998 71.4
Kobe Bryant 5/24/1998 66.7
Kobe Bryant 5/13/1999 100.0
Kobe Bryant 5/17/1999 83.3

Did Kobe play in 2015 All-Star Game?

Kobe Bryant Won’t Play in NBA All-Star Game.

Has a rookie won NBA MVP?

Only two rookies have won the award: Chamberlain in the 1959–60 season and Wes Unseld in the 1968–69 season.

Was Michael Jordan an All-Star his rookie year?

The Chicago Bulls selected Jordan with the third overall pick of the 1984 NBA draft after Hakeem Olajuwon (Houston Rockets) and Sam Bowie (Portland Trail Blazers). … The fans also voted in Jordan as an All-Star starter during his rookie season.

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Has anyone gotten Rookie of the Year and MVP?

The most recent Rookie of the Year winner is LaMelo Ball of the Charlotte Hornets. Twenty-one winners were drafted first overall. Sixteen winners have also won the NBA Most Valuable Player (MVP) award in their careers with Wilt Chamberlain and Wes Unseld earning both honors the same season.