Notes: Father Joe, played for Philadelphia 76ers...1995: Naismith Prep Player of the Year...1996: Jumped to NBA after High School at Lower Merion (PA)...1996: Selected by Charlotte in the 1st round (13th) of NBA Draft; rights traded to Lakers for Vlade Divac...1997: Slam Dunk Champion...1998: Named NBA All Star...1998: Signed 6-year, $70 million tension...2000: NBA Champion; NBA All Star...2001: NBA Champion; NBA All Star...2002: NBA Champion; NBA All Star; NBA All-Star MVP; All-NBA First Team...2003: NBA All Star; All-NBA First Team; Arrested by Colorado police of sexual assault of 19-year old...2004: Re-signed with LA Lakers to a seven-year deal worth $136.4 million; NBA All Star; All-NBA First TeamCharges dropped by prosecutors...2005: NBA All Star; Scored 62 points in 3 quarters vs. DAL...2006: NBA Scoring Champion; NBA All Star; Scored 81 points vs. TOR; All-NBA First Team...2007: NBA Scoring Champion, NBA All Star; NBA All Star MVP; Scored 65 points vs. POR; Finished year with 10 50+ point games; All-NBA First Team...2008: NBA MVP; NBA All Star; Named NBA All Star MVP; Olympic Gold Medalist in Beijing...2009: NBA Champion; NBA Finals MVP; Named NBA All Star; NBA All Star MVP; All-NBA First Team...2010: NBA Champion; NBA Finals MVP; NBA All-Star...2011: NBA All-Star; All-NBA First Team; Re-signed with LA Lakers to a three-year deal worth $84 million...2012: NBA All-Star; NBA All-Defensive Second Team; All-NBA First Team; Gold Medallist with United States at Summer Olympics in London...2013: Re-signed with LA Lakers to a two-year contract extension worth $48.5 million; NBA All-Star; All NBA First Team...2014: NBA All-Star...2015: NBA All-Star.
Yellen: 1st rate hike likely by year end if economy improves
UNDATED (AP) -- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen says she expects the Fed to begin raising interest rates later this year -- if the job market improves and it is confident that inflation will rise closer toward its target rate.
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