The Lakers’ media guide cover is a cool mosaic of Kobe Bryant’s career

The big picture for the Lakers this year is focused squarely on Kobe Bryant, naturally.

If you have a question about your favorite team heading into the 2015-16 season, the answer can probably be found in the franchise’s media guide. Such guides are issued before every season, and they usually offer summaries of players on the roster, biographies of the coaching staff and other various tidbits that fill in the information gap.

But there’s a more subtle use for a team’s media guide. You can tell a lot about how a team views itself by the cover photos selected. By that measure, this season for the Los Angeles Lakers is all about Kobe Bryant, who is featured in a really cool mosaic on the cover of the Lakers media guide:

The 35 tiles combine to form 20 full pictures of Bryant from various points in his career. From Olympic gold draped around his neck to standing alongside Michael Jordan, it’s a nice way to sum up Bryant’s career in photos.

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