1996 Naismith Prep Player of the Year Lower Merion Aces HS Kobe Bryant Jersey

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Bryant was selected at the 13th overall pick by the Charlotte Hornets but following instructions from the Lakers because Hornets agreed to trade their pick to Lakers in exchange to Vlade Divac before the draft. After the draft the players pressed the trade but finally Kobe got his first victory in the NBA arriving to LA