Kobe Bryant is among the greatest players that ever touched a basketball. He has been a truly amazing scorer and a solid defender throughout his career. However, Bryant had an inconsistent career when it came to his public image.
There were years where Kobe was the most respected player in the game, and there were other, more forgettable, seasons where Bryant was the most despised player in the game.
This list takes into consideration Bryant’s statistical performance and his image among fans and analysts across the league.