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Most Likely to Drop 50 in Madison Square Garden: Kobe Bryant


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#1 BeeZee

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Posted October 27, 2008 - 09:24 AM

League MVP, NBA Championships, Olympic Gold, 81 points in a game...you name it, and Kobe Bryant has pretty much done it. Well, almost everything.

Despite having some pretty big games against the Knicks, Kobe has yet to score 50 points in a game at Madison Square Garden. There's something that just feels very wrong about that statement.

Michael Jordan made it fashionable to have great performances at the Garden. Jordan had numerous spectacular games and plays at MSG, but set the bar at another level when he became the first Knicks opponent to reach the 50 point plateau at the Garden on opening night of the 1986-87 season. Jordan later broke his own record when he dropped a double nickle "wearing the four five" during his comeback in 1995.

Since Jordan, every NBA player has wanted to come to the Garden and show out. But through 2007, no visiting player other than Jordan had been able to come into the Garden and drop 50. Of course, that all changed when LeBron James came in and obliterated the hapless Knicks with a 50 point, 10 assist, 8 rebound performance last March.

So now Jordan and LeBron are the only visiting players in NBA history to score 50 points in the Garden. That fact can't be sitting well with the hyper-competitive Black Mamba. I wouldn't be surprised if he's already marked February 2, 2009 as the date to join the Garden 50 point club.


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Posted October 27, 2008 - 03:21 PM

That's because he doesn't even need to drop 50. Seriously, the Knicks haven't been good lately.

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Posted October 27, 2008 - 04:49 PM

That's because he doesn't even need to drop 50. Seriously, the Knicks haven't been good lately.

He hasn't dropped 50 there his whole career, he's gotta do it. It should be easier this year since they still don't have anyone who can defend him and they'll be playing in D'Antoni's uptempo style

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Posted October 27, 2008 - 06:19 PM

Why drop 50 at MSG? I'd go team play > individual achievement




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Posted October 27, 2008 - 06:23 PM

How about we drop 250 as a team instead? I think that would outdo any individual performance by MJ/LeBron/Kobe/Anyone at MSG. ^_^ Plus, it's very doable with our squad. Haha.

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Posted October 27, 2008 - 06:36 PM

How about we drop 250 as a team instead? I think that would outdo any individual performance by MJ/LeBron/Kobe/Anyone at MSG. ;) Plus, it's very doable with our squad. Haha.


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Posted October 28, 2008 - 02:37 PM

He hasn't dropped 50 there his whole career, he's gotta do it. It should be easier this year since they still don't have anyone who can defend him and they'll be playing in D'Antoni's uptempo style

Might as well go for 100 and make history. :P

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Posted October 28, 2008 - 02:43 PM

101 and make history!




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