The 20th anniversary of the!Bryant’s first All-Star MVP award in 2002 is now named after him

2022-06-07 0 By

Exactly 20 years have passed since Feb. 11, 2002, when Bryant won his first All-Star GAME MVP.Bryant, a four-time All-Star GAME MVP, has been named the Kobe Bryant Trophy, and a new trophy has been introduced this year.As an All-Star in Philadelphia in 2002, Bryant and Shaquille O ‘Neal led the lakers to a 4-1 victory in the NBA Finals the previous year.Bryant’s return to his hometown for the 2002 All-Star Game in Philadelphia was a notable event, and Bryant was partially booed.In that year’s All-Star Game, Bryant had a stunning 31 points, five rebounds and five assists to lead the Western Conference all-star team to a 135-120 victory over the Eastern All-star team, earning him the first such honor in his career.Bryant also won three All-Star GAME MVPS in 2007, 2009 and 2011, tying him for the most with four all-star MVPS in NBA history.It will be interesting to see who will be named MVP of this year’s All-Star Game in Cleveland, and pick up the Kobe Bryant Trophy.(Wen is drunk)