Kobe’s clear message to teammates regarding offense’s

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Kobe Bryant had a clear message to his teammates when asked about the Lakers offense.

“It had nothing to do with me,” he said. “There’ve been games where I shot the ball 30 times and Pau’s has big offensive games in those games. I’m gonna do what I do. I think the second unit and that crew we gotta make a conscious effort to get the ball into Pau, get the ball into Andrew. But it had nothing to do with me…It had nothing to do with my shots.”

Despite zero assists and none of his teammates attempting more than 10 shot attempts, there is no doubt the Lakers need to pound the ball down inside more. Kobe was red hot. Game 2 is Wednesday night.

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  • http://twitter.com/workhorse23 SB

    New article came out showing evidence that Lebron James is better
    at game winning shots than Kobe:


    • kobe-wan kenobi

      come back when lequit wins his 5th ring
      we can talk then

      • NoDefense

        lol,I was thinkin the same thing,,,,,,,,thanks

  • Kobe Blo-Jobe

    It was nice to see billionaire Mark Cuban enjoying himself while Kobe Blo-Jobe was down on his knees again.

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  • emily

    mav are going down!..let them enjoy this win, cause theyre not getting anymore!..lakers all day everyday!..and for those hating, kiss Kobes ass…lebitch has NO rings!…kobe>Lebumb anyday..fake ass thug!

  • laffsatu

    no wonder his teamates hate him.

    • laffsatu

      Hes still MVP though

  • laffsatu

    no wonder his teamates hate him.

  • Lakerfanatic

    All you Kobe haters ought to confess you really admire his tenacity, his hard work and his skill, otherwise why would you care if his team mates like him or not! Kobe couldn’t care less about what you think…just talk to the hand with the five rings on it!


    I hope Kobe will also practice what he preaches. Don’t get me wrong, I love Kobe’s tenacity, heart and effort but I hate it when he comes down then all of a sudden he will try for a 3 pointer from near mid court with 11 seconds left on the shot clock. Crap like that kills every effort that the rest of the team is trying to do. Like running down court to get position. Guys running to the corners for the triangle then out of now where they have to run back on defense because Kobe shot an bad 3 pointer then everyone is out of position and the other team scores. Practice what you preach Kobe. Practice what you preach!

    • laffsatu

      would one assist be to much to ask for?

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  • Quik420247

    His has nothing to do with Kobe’s shot selection it has to do with the bench not holding a lead that Kobe gave them!

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