The fascination for Thomas Bryant has perked up since the LA Lakers acquired him in free agency. One of the biggest misconceptions many fans have about Bryant is his connection to none lesser than Lakers legend Kobe Bryant. Kobe Bryant.
It’s true that Thomas Bryant and Kobe Bryant are not even in any way related. They are just two of the people with the same name for their families. The one came into the world in the year 1997, when “The Black Mamba” jumped from high school into the NBA. Thomas was eventually able to make it into the pro league just two years after Hall of Famer had retired.
Thomas Bryant’s parents were said as avid basketball enthusiasts and played in college. They didn’t play professionally in basketball.
Kobe Bryant’s tale, in turn it is well-reported. He was the father of Joe Bryant, who played for the Philadelphia 76ers, San Diego Clippers and the Houston Rockets in the NBA. “Jellybean” also played for a few times playing in Italy as well as France.
“KB24” began playing basketball in the early years as a result of his father. After a few years in Italy and later in the United States, he was able to play for Lower Merion High School in Philadelphia before making the decision to enter at the time of the NBA draft. Kobe Bryant played his entire famous professional career for his team the LA Lakers.
Thomas Bryant, on the contrary, is trying to make his way into the competitive realm of NBA. He was picked by LA Lakers picked him in the second round of the 2017 draft. They sent Bryant into the Washington Wizards after his rookie year.
This Indiana University product started showing his potential in the midst of the saga of LA Lakers. LA Lakers. From 1.5 PPG when he was a rookie He boosted the mark to 10.5 PPG during his first year with the Wizards which was the best in the NBA in the percentage of two-point field goals with 68.5 percent. The scoring averages of his teammates improved over every single one of his three seasons with Washington and he appeared to be poised to explode prior to injuries sabotaging his career.
He’s again with Lakers LA Lakers on a one-year contract. He will be teaming again with his former Wizards co-player Russell Westbrook.