Kobe Bryant (Kobe Bean Bryant), African-American Professional Basketball Player, was born August 23, 1978, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Father: Joe Bryant, a professional basketball player. Mother: Pam Bryant. Marriage: Vanessa (Laine) Bryant (April 18, 2001-January 26, 2020, his death). Children: Capri, June 2019; Bianka, December 2016; Gianna, May 2006; Natalia, January 2003. Take a look back at his life and career. Here’s Kobe Bean Bryant Biography and Profile.
Hakeem Olajuwon, professional basketball player, was born 21 January 1963. In 1993-94, Olajuwon attained the pinnacle of achievement when he won both the league and NBA Finals MVP awards while leading Houston to its first-ever NBA crown. Olajuwon would receive another honor: induction into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Ironically enough, Ewing was part of the class, too, providing another link between the longtime on-court rivals. Hakeem Abdul Olajuwon Biography and Profile.
Kawhi Anthony Leonard, born June 29, 1991, is an African-American professional basketball player for the Toronto Raptors of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Considered a four-star recruit by Rivals.com, Leonard was listed as the No. 8 small forward and the No. 48 player in the nation in 2009. The Indiana Pacers selected him with the 15th overall pick in the 2011 NBA draft but traded him to the San Antonio Spurs the same day. Kawhi Anthony Leonard Biography and Profile.
Born in Newark, New Jersey, on March 6, 1972, Shaquille Rashaun O’Neal is considered to be one of the most dominant basketball players in NBA history. O’Neal stands at 7 feet, 1 inches tall. His shoe size is a 22. O’Neal has an estimated net worth of $400 million. O’Neal played for six teams throughout his 19-year NBA career and was announced as a nominee for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on December 21, 2015. Shaquille O’Neal Biography and Profile.
LeBron James (LeBron Raymone James), born 30 December 1984, American basketball player with the Los Angeles Lakers. James first garnered national attention as the top high school basketball player in the country. With his unique combination of size, athleticism and court vision, he became a four-time NBA MVP. Read LeBron Raymone James Biography and Profile.
Jackie Robinson (January 31, 1919-October 24, 1972) was the first black athlete to play Major League Baseball. Jackie Robinson helped the Dodgers win the World Series. Before he retired, he became the highest-paid athlete in Dodgers history. Read Jack Roosevelt Robinson Biography and Profile.