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#1221 RobBlake

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Posted October 16, 2014 - 10:12 PM

Yeah thats what preseason games are for. Its an experimental phase for him now to see where he stands. Personally I'm expecting him to be more efficient and selective with his shots. He missed a very makable shots in the paint which might be explained by the heavy legs he had.

preseason.. lets wait till midseason too see


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#1222 Massacre

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Posted October 17, 2014 - 02:29 PM


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#1223 Lakersfan1211

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Posted October 17, 2014 - 03:23 PM

LeBron on Mamba: "I love Kobe. I love his competitive nature. I love competing against him"

 

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#1224 stillshining

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Posted October 17, 2014 - 04:05 PM

One thing u gotta love about Lebron is his respect for his peers and predecessors. Greatness recognizes greatness

#1225 Lakersfan1211

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Posted October 17, 2014 - 08:23 PM

LeBron said he talked to Kobe just before training camp: "Just to say, ‘It’s great to have him back.’"



#1226 Chad

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Posted October 17, 2014 - 09:29 PM

Awwww, we love you to LeBron.


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#1227 FranklinPeanuts

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Posted October 17, 2014 - 10:12 PM

I have always dislike LeBron because the media hyped him ... Labeling him the chosen one and that kings ish.... Then the decision. I just never liked him. I will say this, he respects the game. That's the only compliment I'm giving him. Now where was I? F em!!!!
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#1228 Jackson

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Posted Yesterday, 12:51 AM

Kobes jumper looks better than ever.

I wonder if he can still dribble drive or attack off the dribble.

#1229 Tensai

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Posted Yesterday, 06:38 AM

His jumper is too different than what we used to see from him. The whole release in new.



#1230 Windu

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Posted Yesterday, 07:02 AM

I will say this, he respects the game.

 

With all the flopping he does, I don't see how.


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#1231 stillshining

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Posted Yesterday, 11:08 AM

An article on Kobe "destroying" the franchise smh. http://espn.go.com/e...lakers-downfall

#1232 Michaelyumm

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Posted Yesterday, 11:08 AM

BSPN running a we hate Kobe campaign basically...



#1233 Majesty

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Posted Yesterday, 11:35 AM

An article on Kobe "destroying" the franchise smh. http://espn.go.com/e...lakers-downfall

 

 

I can't help but roll my eyes at this.

 

 

I don't think Kobe Bryant is the cause fo the Lakers' "downfall," but it's just a cycle. Crazy to pin everything on him.

Really, if I were to blame one person it'd be David Stern, but lets ignore that detail entirely through a "blockbuster" piece.

 

I mean, sometimes teams just stop being good. Players age. Contracts eat up cap on the back end. Players sign elsewhere. Tendons tear.

 

Also, hilariously, the note that Kobe also nixed the Steve Nash trade? That would've been a good thing, ultimately.

 

Did Kobe alienate Dwight? Maybe. From everything we know they were oil and water from the get-go. None of that is Dwight's fault?

 

Anyway, the article will accomplish everything it sets out to do. Start a convo, gain traction and traffic, grab attention. Cool.

 

No mention of Dwight walking around with the stat sheet and demanding low-post touches, not MDA's P&R system.

 

@DrewGarrisonSBN people forget that even Nash called out Dwight in a a tactful way during the season.

 

I'm not blaming Dwight or Kobe, but this whole thing is tired and the re-hash is pointless. Didn't work, and it wasn't surprising.

 

Article presents itself as "Is Kobe the reason for the Lakers downfall?" and is written without intention of finding an answer or exploring

 

Article is written with clear self-answered question and message in hand, no intention of considering alternatives. No objectivity.

 

Pile on, it really doesn't matter. Lack of cap space and talent, poor coaching, trades not working, broken chemistry, injuries. Kobe's fault

 

I guess it is Kobe's fault David Stern vetod the trade, ultimately. Couldn't let CP3 play with him, no super teams.

 

In lighter news, I expect Kobe to go into a full Hit Em Up rant next time ESPN is brought up.


Edited by Majesty, Yesterday, 11:35 AM.

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#1234 Massacre

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Posted Yesterday, 11:41 AM

Henry Abbot is another piece of [expletive] Kobe-hater that works for ESPN. Not the first time he's spoken or written negatively about Kobe.
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#1235 CLIPPERS_RUN_LA

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Posted Yesterday, 11:46 AM

Last night, I saw Bryant get juked and swatted like never before....age and injuries are showing.



#1236 Majesty

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Posted Yesterday, 12:01 PM

Care less about what Henry Abbot has to say, there's more important things.  

Like Kareem writing an article grading the new mystery and crime mini-series  :P 

http://www.ocregiste...eries-work.html

 

Much more worth checking out. 


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#1237 Jackson

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Posted Yesterday, 12:22 PM

Last night, I saw Bryant get juked and swatted like never before....age and injuries are showing.

The only thing I remember seeing is this:

 

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Edited by Jackson, Yesterday, 12:23 PM.






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