[post_page_title]Going for gold[/post_page_title]
Like many other talented athletes, Kobe qualified to play for America in the 2008 Summer Olympics. The basketball star was just 29 years old at the time and had a lot of weight on his shoulders as the nation was knocked out in the semifinals at the previous games.
Kobe didn’t just step up to the challenge, he blew it out of the park. In fact, the athlete went on to score 13 of the 20 points he scored in the game in the final quarter. In the end, the team took home the gold.
The goal for any basketball franchise is to build a dynasty that fans and experts will be talking about for