Kobe was one of the most talented and most competitive basketball players to ever step on the court. It is hard to believe that after two decades of NBA dominance, Kobe is retiring at the end of the 2015-2016 season. Whether you love him or hate him, you almost certainly respect him. Kobe won five NBA Championships as well as an MVP award for the 2008-2009 season. However, his accolades and impressive feats do not end there. USA Today’s For the Win published a great piece focusing on forty amazing stats from the Black Mamba’s esteemed career. After scrolling through this list, you will be fully aware, if you weren’t before, how truly impressive his career was.