One name...Kobe. That's all we needed.
Buckle up for Kobe.
What did I just see?
Kobe! Kobe! Kobe!
From the time we first saw him as an ascending star at Lower Merion High School outside Philadelphia, Kobe Bryant did more than shine. He captivated, and faster than that, he dominated.
I have decided to skip college and take my talent to the NBA.
Picked 13th in the 1996 NBA draft by Charlotte...
他在 1996 年 NBA 選秀會上以第 13 順位被 Charlotte 挑中...
Kobe Bryant from Lower Merion High School in Pennsylvania.
賓州勞爾梅里恩高中的 Kobe Bryant。
...he was traded that same day to the Lakers.
The golden jersey, babe.
And Kobe Bryant making his first appearance...
Kobe Bryant 第一次踏上 NBA 球場...
Bryant would become the youngest player ever to appear in an NBA game.
Bryant 成為 NBA 史上最年輕的球員。
Kobe Bryant, 18-year-old rookie.
Kobe Bryant，18 歲的菜鳥球員。
By a second season, an NBA All-Star.
Oh, between the legs! Kobe Bryant!
Check him out. Check him out.
Playing with a flare, feel and instinct that for many, conjured Michael Jordan.
他打球時鋒芒、他的球風、球感，讓許多人聯想到 Michael Jordan。
That is so difficult. Some people can't dribble between their legs.
By his fourth season, in 2000, playing alongside Shaquille O'Neal, he was an NBA champion.
在他的第四個球季，2000 年他與 Shaquille O'Neal 並肩作戰，奪下當年度的 NBA 總冠軍。
Are we looking forward to coming back next year and defending our throne? Absolutely.
The first of three consecutive titles for the Lakers.
The Los Angeles Lakers have made it three straight NBA championships.
洛杉磯湖人隊連續三年獲得 NBA 總冠軍。
After O'Neal left Los Angeles, Bryant would become a leading light and unrelenting scorer in the League...
O'Neal 離開洛杉磯之後，Bryant 成為湖人的當家球星，他強大的得分能力在聯盟中大殺四方...
History tonight at Staples Center.
...famously dropping 81 against Toronto in 2006.
...2006 年對戰多倫多暴龍，單場豪取 81 分。
And an 81-point game—55 in the second half.
全場第 81 分－－下半場的第 55 分。
It's about the W. I turned it on because I felt like we were a little lethargic. So, I just started going full bore, and it just turned into something special.
He won the scoring title that season, and again, in '07, and then, was named League MVP in 2008.
他在該賽季拿下得分王的頭銜，2007 年蟬聯得分王寶座，然後，在 2008 年獲得年度 MVP。
These are my guys. These are my brothers. And we have won MVP.
But for all the individual glory, Bryant's team accomplishments in LA weren't done.
Basketball immortality...for the '09 Los Angeles Lakers.
He carried the Lakers to NBA titles the next two seasons in 2009 and '10, earning final's MVP both times.
他率領湖人在接下來的 2009 和 2010 年連兩個賽季奪得 NBA 總冠軍，兩度獲選為總冠軍戰 MVP。
I had no idea how it was gonna happen or how we were going to win, but I just—I knew we were going to win. I knew this is supposed to happen.
His ruthless drive became known as the "Mamba mentality"...
I have no fear whatsoever. If I take the last-second shot and I missed, so what?
...and perhaps showed most when he returned from a devastating Achilles injury in 2013 to play three more seasons. And then perhaps, the most memorable finale to an NBA career ever—he scored 60 points in his final game.
...或許他精神的最佳寫照，是他克服 2013 年阿基里斯腱斷裂的毀滅性傷勢，重返球場，繼續拚戰了三個球季。也或許是最令人難忘的 NBA 最後一役－－他在生涯最終戰砍進 60 分。
What can I say? Mamba out!
For all its longevity, Bryant's career was not free of controversy. In 2003, he was accused of rape by a 19-year-old hotel employee in Colorado. Prosecutors would later drop the charges, and a civil case ended in an undisclosed settlement.
Bryant 長年在 NBA 奮鬥，但他的職業生涯也曾有過一些爭議。2003 年，他被一名 19 歲旅館員工指控性侵。檢方後來撤回告訴，最終雙方私下達成民事和解。
In 2016, Bryant retired from the League as an 18-time All-Star, five-time NBA champion, and two-time Olympic gold medalist.
2016 年，Bryant 從 NBA 退休，生涯 18 次入選全明星賽，握有五枚 NBA 總冠軍戒指，兩面奧運金牌。
After his playing career, he wrote a series of children's books and produced an animated feature, Dear Basketball, which won an Oscar in 2018.
從球場退役後，Kobe 創作一系列童書，推出動畫片《親愛的籃球》，並在 2018 年贏得一座奧斯卡獎。
Bryant was widely expected to be inducted into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame on the first ballot later this year.
外界原本普遍看好 Bryant 會在今年以第一候選人之姿入選美國籃球名人堂。
A father of four daughters, Bryant was killed in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California. He was traveling with his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, to a basketball game when the helicopter went down.
但膝下有四個女兒的 Bryant 卻在一場直升機意外中身亡，命喪加州卡拉巴薩斯。當時他正與他 13 歲的女兒 Gianna 前往一場籃球比賽，途中直升機墜毀。
One name, one icon, one legacy. Kobe Bryant was 41 years old.
一個名字、一個標誌、一個傳奇。Kobe Bryant 享年 41 歲。
Number eight and number 24...Kobe Bryant.
背號 8 號及 24 號...Kobe Bryant。
- 「用盡全力」- full bore
So, I just started going full bore, and it just turned into something special.
- 「免於」- free of
For all its longevity, Bryant's career was not free of controversy.
Bryant 長年在 NBA 奮鬥，但他的職業生涯也曾有過一些爭議。
- 「撤回告訴」- drop the charges
Prosecutors would later drop the charges, and a civil case ended in an undisclosed settlement.