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When Do you Think it Was/Will Be Kobe's Prime, When Will KB Retire?


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#1 Daddy4MVP

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Posted August 13, 2008 - 10:39 AM

I personally don't think he reached his prime yet... MJ's prime was like what 35 i think?

i think Kobe will continue to work out and improve his game and reach his prime at around 35.

I hope Kobe never retires but sadly he has to one day, and I think he will be 41 when he does
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Posted August 13, 2008 - 10:54 AM

hey bro, im not tryin to jab at you or anything but im truly curious, how old are you?
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Posted August 13, 2008 - 11:25 AM

I think Kobe's coming down from his playing prime right now. He's just simply getting older. That said, I think he still has a good 4-6 year run left in the NBA where he'll be capable of putting up similar averages.

As much as I love Kobe, I'll never rule out the possibility of him packing it up and playing somewhere else. If he's spouting off about leaving to Europe in the midst of Olympic competition, who knows where he'll end up if he chooses to opt out (which will most likely be the case for monetary gain). You never know. Kobe Bryant could very well be a :censored: Player/Coach/GM/Owner in Milan in two years from now.

People are going to throw money at him, and based on his comments in the past few weeks, he WILL go where the money is.

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Posted August 13, 2008 - 12:18 PM

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Posted August 13, 2008 - 02:10 PM

he leave next year, cause he wanna get paid, cant blaim him

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Posted August 13, 2008 - 02:43 PM

hey bro, im not tryin to jab at you or anything but im truly curious, how old are you?


If you didn't ask, I would have. MJ reached his prime at 35!? Dayum...

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Posted August 15, 2008 - 03:24 PM

i wish he never did..but kobe will most likly play alot more games then retire...wish not
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Posted August 15, 2008 - 03:43 PM

can you imagine? Kobe in the NBA at 64, still ballin people up

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Posted August 15, 2008 - 04:53 PM

35 years old? That was Jordan's prime age for retirement.

Kobe's in his prime right now. He finally hit it this last year I think. He already had it physically but finally get took a huge leap mentally, and got the best record in the league and the MVP. There's still room for improvement, I hope Kobe can show us he's even better and get that title.

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Posted August 15, 2008 - 05:49 PM

Personally, I don't think we've seen Kobe's best basketball yet.

Scary if you ask me. :rock:

Oh yeah, Kobe will retire when he's about 40. ;)
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Posted August 15, 2008 - 07:15 PM

Personally, I don't think we've seen Kobe's best basketball yet.

Scary if you ask me. :)

Oh yeah, Kobe will retire when he's about 40. :rock:

I feel the same. I think he will start his decline 3 years from now just my guess. Because he has so much help with him and it will make him an even better player for his age. I think he'll play anywhere from 19-22 seasons.

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Posted August 15, 2008 - 11:20 PM

I feel the same. I think he will start his decline 3 years from now just my guess. Because he has so much help with him and it will make him an even better player for his age. I think he'll play anywhere from 19-22 seasons.

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Posted August 16, 2008 - 12:48 AM

I'd say 38...or even 37 when he retires.

His prime? Started from last year...:lol:




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Posted August 16, 2008 - 01:42 AM

i honestly see kobe playing until he gets put on the bench

there is no way in hell kobe stays around to be a bench player

i would say around 39 to 42 will be his retirement window
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Posted August 16, 2008 - 02:33 AM

i honestly see kobe playing until he gets put on the bench

there is no way in hell kobe stays around to be a bench player

i would say around 39 to 42 will be his retirement window

kobe will never retire as a bench player
he will retire as a stater :)
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Posted August 16, 2008 - 02:49 AM

Yeh, Kobe is pretty much in his prime right now. He'll retire probably in like eight years or so maybe. Maybe he can pass Kareem for total points.

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Posted August 16, 2008 - 07:27 AM

Yeh, Kobe is pretty much in his prime right now. He'll retire probably in like eight years or so maybe. Maybe he can pass Kareem for total points.


Let's not think too much about that just yet....:D




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Posted August 16, 2008 - 12:01 PM

Yeh, Kobe is pretty much in his prime right now. He'll retire probably in like eight years or so maybe. Maybe he can pass Kareem for total points.

Until Lebron gets it

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Posted August 16, 2008 - 01:04 PM

Until Lebron gets it

Unless LeBron goes to Europe...

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Posted August 16, 2008 - 03:54 PM

Unless LeBron goes to Europe...

He'd be following Kobe there so neither would get it :worthy:




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