Kobe Bryant Elected As The NBA Player Of The Decade

February 15th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by GD  

By Meena Kar
kobe-bryantLos Angeles, Feb 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) NBA Player of the Decade award, which is one of the most prestigious awards for basketball players was received by Kobe Bryant, the talented shooting guard for the Los Angeles Lakers team. Kobe Bryant had exhibited multiple outstanding performances in his career and he has been delighted, after TNT honored him as the NBA Player of the Decade.

Though the brilliant game of Kobe Bryant made him eligible to receive the nomination for the NBA Player of the Decade, people’s choice helped him to become the winner of the award. As per the reports, the thrilling 2010 All Star Game was followed by the declaration of the NBA Player of the Decade, which revealed that the shooting guard of the Los Angeles Lakers claimed the award. Kobe Bryant has several records to his credit and so it was not very surprising that fans had voted him for this award.

Reports indicate that Kobe Bryant had to compete with some of the strong contenders to claim the crown of the NBA Player of the Decade. It has been reported that LeBron James, who plays for the Cleveland Cavaliers was placed in the second position, followed by Shaquille O’Neal, Tim Duncan, Steve Nash and Kevin Garnett. Kobe Bryant holds a praiseworthy record and it was not a wonder for many people that he would claim the title of the NBA Player of the Decade. However, many basketball lovers were shocked to see the margin by which he had topped the list. As per the reports, Kobe Bryant won 54% of the total votes while LeBron James was placed in second position with 17% votes followed by Shaquille O’Neal, who had received 13% votes.

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