Where do you rank this shithead on the all time list? Obviously a great player but a tad overrated. Only 1 mvp and 3 of his rings coming as second fiddle. His clutchness is incredibly overrated and actually a lie when looked at statistically. I rank em.... Jordan Wilt Lebron Magic Kareem Russel Duncan Bird Shaq Kobe I think he is somewhere in the 10-15 range. Arguments could be made for guys like oscar robertson, dirk, olajuwan Bryant's decision is not totally unexpected, given that he has said many times in recent weeks that he has considering making this season his last. After two decades, two Olympic gold medals, five championship rings, 17 All-Star selections, an 81-point game that ranks as the second-best in NBA history and more than 32,000 points, Bryant's career is officially winding down. "With 17 NBA All-Star selections, an NBA MVP, five NBA championships with the Lakers, two Olympic gold medals and a relentless work ethic, Kobe Bryant is one of the greatest players in the history of our game," NBA commissioner Adam Silver said in a statement. "Whether competing in the Finals or hoisting jump shots after midnight in an empty gym, Kobe has an unconditional love for the game.