Attended the Cole HS in San Antonio, Texas.
Played college ball at Louisiana State till 1992.
Selected by the Orlando Magic as 1st overall pick in the 1992 NBA Draft.
Played in Orlando till 1995-96.
Signed with the Los Angeles Lakers in 1996-97. Played there till 2003-04.
Traded to the Miami Heat in July 2004.
Traded to the Phoenix Suns in February 2008.
Traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers in June 2009.
Signed with the Boston Celtics in August 2010.
Announced his retirement in May 2011.
Signed with TNT as in-studio analyst in July 2011.
Led Cole HS to the Class 3A Texas state title in 1989.
Named MVP at the McDonald's All-America Game in 1989.
Selected in 1996 as one of the 50 NBA Greatest Players in History.
Selected to the All-NBA 1st Team in 1997-98, 1999-00, 2000-01, 2001-02, 2002-03, 2003-04, 2004-05 and 2005-06.
Selected to the All-NBA 2nd Team in 1994-95.
Selected to the All-NBA 3rd Team in 1993-94, 1995-96, 1996-97 and 2008-09.
Selected to the NBA All-Defensive 2nd Team in 1999-00, 2000-01 and 2002-03.
15 times selected to the NBA All-Star Game. Voted MVP in 2000, 2004 and 2009.
Led the NBA in scoring in 1994-95 and 1999-00.
Led the NBA in field-goal shooting percentage in 1993-94, 1997-98, 1998-99, 1999-00, 2000-01, 2001-02, 2003-04, 2004-05, 2005-06 and 2008-09.
Named NBA Rookie of the Year in 1992-93.
Named USA Basketball Male Athlete of the Year in 1994.
Won the gold medal at the 1994 World Championship and the 1996 Olympic Games with the US Team. Named MVP in 1994.
Voted NBA MVP in 1999-00.
Named MVP of the Finals also in 2000, 2001 and 2001-02.
First ever player to be named Player of the Week in his first week in the NBA.
Won the 1999-00, 2000-01 and 2001-02 NBA titles with the Los Angeles Lakers and the 2005-06 NBA title with the Miami Heat.
Voted to the HoopsHype.com All-NBA 1st Team in 2001-02, 2002-03, 2003-04 and 2004-05.
Voted to the HoopsHype.com All-NBA 2nd Team in 2005-06.
Voted to the HoopsHype.com All-NBA 3rd Team in 2006-07.
Voted HoopsHype.com MVP in 2004-05.
Voted to the HoopsHype.com All-NBA 2nd Defensive Team in 2004-05.
Had his jersey retired by the Los Angeles Lakers in April 2013.