KOBE BRYANT is the best player in the League right now. He plays for the Los Angeles Lakers. His stats are posted here if you would like to see them for yourselves. This video of him shows his talent and how he is willing to do anything to make people happy. Kobe is now the highest paid player in the NBA. He has been in the league for 13 years and was drafted in 1996. If he keeps going at his rate, he will continue to be the best player in the league.