Sloan makes analogy for Kobe; Miss America

This is… odd. Sloan made a questionable anology about Kobe.

ESPN: “He draws so much attention,” Sloan said Sunday. “You give too much help, somebody else is open. If you don’t give enough help, he’s got what he wants; kind of like Miss America. She gets what she wants.”

Kobe and Phil heard it, too.

ESPN: The Miss America comparison raised Bryant’s eyebrows Sunday and caught the attention of Lakers coach Phil Jackson after shoot-around Monday. “I think Jerry calling Kobe Miss America and comparing him to that is a message,” Jackson said. “That is something we will look at.”

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  • gary_beat_e_z

    Uh oh, Kobe is gonna F them up tonight! Thank Mr Sloan, we are gonna see Mormons wish Joseph Smith was there tonight.

  • 242LakerFan

    Okay, it’s one thing for us to make fun of the white photos, but we don’t have to get on the court tonight. Sloan is spitting in the wind here. And it’s going to blow back in the faces of all his players.

  • JackFraust305

    You guys are taking what Sloan said out of contest. He first said that Kobe is so good out there, he gets whatever shots that he wants. “kinda like Miss America, she gets what she wants…” You guys should read a the entire quote.

    • gary_beat_e_z

      i like when kobe plays mad though, its been awhile

    • JFK-analysis-at-TLN

      i agree, i think it’s a compliment… even if he was trying to be a smartass

    • alive86

      context, not contest :)

  • http://thetruthrenaissance.wordpress.com/ BE_A_LakerFan

    LOL @ “That is something we will look at”

  • http://thelakersnation.com Kam Pashai

    Kobe’s going off on this comment tonight.

  • justdogm1

    he can play all mad ,gasol will be there to save his ass or fish.

  • Marwan Marzina

    I guess Jerry Sloan is really looking forward to going fishin’. This statement just capped it for him.

  • LC09

    http://nba.fanhouse.com/2010/05/10/sloan-calls-kobe-miss-america/ sloan has called kobe miss america b4..lol kobes guna kill them tonite

  • DAT NIKKA DK

    DAMMMMM……BLACK MAMBA OF 06 WILL AWAKE AGAIN AND HIT ANOTHER 60 P0INT GAME WATCH OUT SLOAN WE ALL KNOW WHEN YOU TRY TO PISS OFF KOBE BEST BELIEVE HE WILL RESPOND WITH VENGEANCE!!!!

  • iiTzDanny

    Jerry Sloan u dipshyt Kobe is gunna take the ball and SHYT a 3 in your face next to the bench!!

  • rybonn3000

    Kobe can’t even read good

  • Toni

    Personally, I think Jerry Sloan gave Kobe a rather rare compliment. – Think about it… Not everyone can become Miss America as it is a dream for most little girls. In Kobe’s case, not everyone can be, well, Kobe and have the highest basketball I.Q. and especially gift, to play the game. Every player in the NBA wants to be Kobe but cannot even compare.

    He wasn’t saying that Kobe is a girl in that statement but rather someone who knows what he wants and finds the means to obtain it like most women that want to become Miss America. They have to not only be beautiful on the outside but they also must have that beauty from within.

    It was really a very nice compliment if you sit down and think about it.

    As thick-skinned as Jerry Sloan is, not one to give out a lot of praise for an opposing team’s best player, it was pretty complimenting!

  • LakerNationCitizen

    Jerry Sloan – all he has are his words, really. Though it’s true that Kobe just does whatever he wants and no one in the Jazz team could guard him!

    If he wouldn’t have said that- would the outcome be different? We will never know.

    All we know is this – LAKERS cleaned up the energy solutions arena last night and shushed the loudest fans.

    And I’m gonna go ahead and call out those stupid Jazz fans wearing “Fisher Lied” shirts. YOU IDIOTS. Obviously, y’all are just jealous that the purple & gold are doing so well and swept your sucky @$$ team.