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Why Kobe Bryant is OVERRATED!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted on: July 4, 2010 8:39 am
Edited on: July 6, 2010 1:57 pm
 
Yes, I am here to explain why Kobe Bryant is overrated. By the end of this, you just might be convinced. To explain this, I will have to use a era based explanation.
The Shaq Years       With Shaq on the team, The Lakers enjoyed much success. In all, it totaled up to three championships. They dominated the league from 2000-2002 and at this point, Kobe was on the rise with his sidekick helping as well.



The Loner Years       Then one day, Shaq was traded to the Miami Heat in a deal that would pay off later on. But for right now, the Lakers were in trouble. Kobe Bryant could not win a championship by himself(Gasp.)  He tried to do it all on his own, but failed. He was so angry that he demanded a trade unless the Lakers could get another big name player because he can't win by himself(will get to this later.)  
Then one day in the 2008 season when the Celtics were already aquainted with their team......
 The Lakers were part of the best trade (for them) in Lakers history. Basically, the Lakers got Pau Gasol while the Grizzlies got scrubs. This worked out and the Lakers seemed like a banner was already being put up. But the Celtics were waiting in a dark alley. They shut down Pau Gasol leaving only Kobe to score and he just couldn't do it. But then the next year, Kg gets hurt and the Celtics are knocked out(the Lakers breathed a sigh of relief) and they faced the Magic. With Pau Gasol actually performing, the Lakers won. And this year, again they faced the Celtics and it seemed like the Celtics were going to win, but then Kendrick Perkins gets injured and the Lakers dominate the offensive boards and noone can cover Pau Gasol, so the Lakers win.
So, um, what's your point?           My point is that if LeBron is trashed for not winning a championship and is called overrated, then the same be true for Kobe. Yes, I am saying that Kobe Bryant,yes the Kobe Bryant is OVERRATED(clap,clap,clap,clap,clap)


EVERYONE, I AM NOT SAYING HE IS BAD. I AM SAYING THAT LEBRON GETS TRASHED FOR NOT WINNING, BUT HE HAS NO SUPPORTING CAST. WHEN KOBE HAD NONE, HE DIDN'T WIN EITHER. SO THEREFORE THEY ARE EQUAL. KOBE IS NOT GREATER!!!!!!!


Comments

Since: Nov 18, 2006
Posted on: July 4, 2010 5:30 pm
 

Why Kobe Bryant is OVERRATED!!!!!!!!!!!!

not only was perkins out, Hmmm. Seems to me Bynum was out more games than Perkins. Also had a torn menicus. 
but how many times did the celts block shots clean and get fouls called on them; that's a few potential 4 point swings with a bigger lead things play out differently. And I'm guessing the Celtics didn't commit any fouls that weren't called. So there would be no point swing in favor of the Lakers. Notice how Kobe missed from the free throw line and gasol also,,both were choking away,but since the things were not allowed to play out differently,Fisher tied the score,as he is more of mvp,that bails out kobe all the time.Seems to me that Pierce got bailed out by Ray in quite a few games. Then kobe finally relaxed hit shots and free throws after fisher bailed him out against a more tired team because of the smaller lead that should have been large enough to win with longer substitutions.There are times when your star can't win it by himself- no matter who you are. Ever hear of Jordan- I believe he had Pippen and the 3 point shooters Paxson and Kerr. Let me guess he's overated because he got help as well.  
Can't believe your still crying about the finals. Get over it. The only reason you won in 2008 is because Bynum didn't play a game.



Since: Dec 17, 2009
Posted on: July 4, 2010 5:12 pm
 

Why Kobe Bryant is OVERRATED!!!!!!!!!!!!

There is a children's book called Aesop's fables.  I doubt you've heard of it (just cause you seem like a typical ignorant Boston meat head based upon your idiotic thread), however, one of the little children stories talks about grapes that a little monkey or some animal wanted but could'nt get to....long story short, after hours and hours of trying to get those grapes he says, "those grapes are probably sour and taste like sh$t anyways")  .....dude you've got some sour grapes...its ok, Lakers beat your Celtics and LAKERS ARE REPEAT WORLD CHAMPIONS....I dont want to hear about Celtics have more championships b/c it wasnt in our life times, and the C's havent done SH^t except 2008 when they colluded with mchales timberwolves to bring in stud KG and props to them.  LAKERS, not to be outdone, called in some favors and nabbed Gasol, more power to us... 

Its only gonna get worse for the loud mouth once cursed Boston sports fan, , here's why....NEW YORK Yankees aren't going away, the Celtics are going to go back to being a stinky mjiserable, below avg franchise in the very near future...AND the PATS fell back to earth....you got nothing to look forward to....nope, i will not do it..i wont get personal....

No more championships for Boston for awhile..i hope you enjoyed your run....

Now for KOBE....who cares, the guys is amazinf won 5 rings with, without whoever, whatever, blah, blah, if you watch him regulalrly like i do, he deserves all the accoldaes, dude is absolutey amazing--double teamed, triple teamed, making impossible shots AND dropping the rock off as needed to win back to back and 5 total

You know who really is over rated....TOM BRADY  HAHAHAHAHS LMAO!!!! you know its true



Since: Sep 15, 2006
Posted on: July 4, 2010 4:45 pm
 

Why Kobe Bryant is OVERRATED!!!!!!!!!!!!

Pathetic, I love the kobe haters, Kobe couldn't win without Shaq...now kobe can't win without Pau Gasol, this is absolutly ridiculous.
Name me one player in the history of the NBA that has won a title by himself......crickets...crickets..l

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Since: Sep 25, 2009
Posted on: July 4, 2010 4:18 pm
 

Why Kobe Bryant is OVERRATED!!!!!!!!!!!!

LOOK IM A DIE HARD CELTIC FAN BUT ILL AGREE KOBE IS NOT OVERRATED...HOWEVER EVERY SUPERSTAR NEEDS HELP..BIRD MADE MCHALE AND PARISH BETTER PLAYERS...MAGIC MADE WORTHY AND SCOTT AND COOPER BETTER PLAYERS(JABBAR WAS ALREADY GREAT)JORDAN MADE PIPPEN BETTER AND HE MADE GRANT PAXSON AND CARTWRIGHT ALMOST ALLSTARS...MY QUESTION IS WHO HAS KOBE MADE BETTER? FISHER...NO... GASOL ...HELL NO...ODOM... ODOMS BEST YEAR WAS HIS ONE YEAR IN MIAMI...BYNUM...WELL HE IS JUST AWFUL...MY POINT IS KOBE IS STILL A GREAT AND MAYBE THE 2ND GREATEST SG OF ALL TIME (JORDAN #1) BUT HE IS FAR FROM A TEAM PLAYER OR EVEN A TOP TEN PLAYER EVER...JUST REMEMBER HIS FIRST 3 RINGS WERE SHAQS HE GOT ALL 3 FINALS MVPS...KOBE DESERVED IT IN 2009 VS ORLANDO BUT THIS YEARS WAS DEBATEABLE GASOL SHOULD HAVE WON IT!




Since: May 28, 2010
Posted on: July 4, 2010 3:52 pm
 

Why Kobe Bryant is OVERRATED!!!!!!!!!!!!

So, the celtics can't win without *cough* *laugh* kendrick perkins *laugh* *cough* but the Lakers CAN win without Bynum, game 1 and 6 were the only Bynum affected games. oddly enough the Lakers r**ed the celts in these games. The lakers lost when the celtics had perkins, but when both big guys were down, Lakers win.

Also, perkins is dirty, in the game allen hit 8 3's, perkins set a moving pick in which he slammed Fish into the ground. I saw him do similar things in the rest playoffs.

Of course Kobe needs help, the guy who had the least help to ever win a championship was Hakeem the dream, and he couldn't win a second without clyde. No one is bashing lebron where i'm from(houston) or espn from what i've seen, i watched it a lot when i was on vacation.



Since: May 21, 2007
Posted on: July 4, 2010 2:25 pm
 

Why Kobe Bryant is OVERRATED!!!!!!!!!!!!

Pretty pathetic reasoning and knowledge.  The Vlade for Kobe trade was obviously the much better trade than picking up Pau.  How did it seem the Celtics were going to win game 7?  The Lakers would have been heavy faves even if Perkins played.  Celtics were lucky they caught the Lakers with a turned over roster in 2008 and without Bynum and basically without Ariza.  If the reason you lost is because Perkins wasn't playing, you have bigger issues than you thought.

You sum up your point as Kobe is overrated because he has only won 5 more championships than Lebron?  How many did jordan win without Pippen?  Do his 6 not count now?



Since: Jul 27, 2007
Posted on: July 4, 2010 2:07 pm
 

Why Kobe Bryant is OVERRATED!!!!!!!!!!!!

You need to shut your mouth....you hater! Sulk in your misery. Kobe & the Lakers are going to 3peat too, just to add to your pain. See ya!



Since: Oct 31, 2009
Posted on: July 4, 2010 1:35 pm
 

Why Kobe Bryant is OVERRATED!!!!!!!!!!!!

excellent .right on post.not only was perkins out,but how many times did the celts block shots clean and get fouls called on them; that's a few potential 4 point swings with a bigger lead things play out differently.Notice how Kobe missed from the free throw line and gasol also,,both were choking away,but since the things were not allowed to play out differently,Fisher tied the score,as he is more of mvp,that bails out kobe all the time.Then kobe finally relaxed hit shots and free throws after fisher bailed him out against a more tired team because of the smaller lead that should have been large enough to win with longer substitutions.


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