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Kobe on why he likes playing with Derek Fisher

Posted on: March 22, 2011 12:36 am
Edited on: March 22, 2011 12:37 am
 
Posted by Royce Young

This must be shared. Via Mark Medina's Twitter of the Los Angeles Times, Kobe Bryant was asked what he missed about Derek Fisher after he left the team briefly in 2004. Kobe's answer is well, kind of hilarious.

"You mean when I was throwing to Smush? I shot with three mother **** on me. That’s the difference. Now I only shoot with one, maybe two.”

(Smush of course being Smush Parker who was the Lakers' point guard during that frustrating season. Parker is now playing professionally in Greece.)
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Since: Nov 18, 2006
Posted on: March 23, 2011 1:29 pm
 

Kobe on why he likes playing with Derek Fisher

Finally, a player (Kobe) tells the media the truth of what he thought. Fans finally get hear a truthfull statement, instead of the same old blah blah blah generic answer.

Now that Kobe said it the haters will out in force. Smush for whatever reason didnt work well, gel, etc with the Lakers. Besides, I know if I were Kobe it would want Fisher back. He's clutch. How many big shots has he made to keep the Lakers going in his 12 years with them. He probably has lost a step or so, but he still can hit the big shot at clutch times. Thats why I think Kobe wants to play him.



Since: Oct 27, 2007
Posted on: March 22, 2011 10:09 pm
 

Kobe on why he likes playing with Derek Fisher

Smush Parker was never a true point guard. Unfortunately, the Lakers had to convert this guy to run the show and he showed some flashes, but was never able to bring it on a nightly basis. Derek Fisher is a rock and knows the triangle offense and always steps it up during the playoffs.

Kobe Bryant is simply pointing out the obvious between the 2 players. I don't know why all these people are hating on Bryant for telling the truth. LMAO!

Go Lakers! 



Since: Jun 14, 2007
Posted on: March 22, 2011 8:39 pm
 

Kobe on why he likes playing with Derek Fisher

@futboll14

you're a little bitch who probably just got out of prison, with your butthole being about an inch bigger in diameter.



Since: Jun 14, 2007
Posted on: March 22, 2011 8:37 pm
 

Kobe on why he likes playing with Derek Fisher

you're a little bitch who probably just got out of prison, with your butthole being about an inch bigger in diameter.



Since: Jan 29, 2007
Posted on: March 22, 2011 4:09 pm
 

Kobe on why he likes playing with Derek Fisher

Don't rip on an article like you are some professional writer yourself.  You are reading into the comment.  The writer asked Kobe what he missed when Fisher left the team briefly in 2004.  He never states that Smush played for the Lakers in 2004.  He asked what he missed when Fisher was not playing with the team.  

Second, briefly is a subjective word.  Fisher has played with the Lakers for 12 years of his 15 in the league.  3 years could be "briefly" for a 15 year span.  Probably not the best use of the word but people like you are 10 times worse than a writer who has a questionable use of a word.     



Since: Dec 2, 2006
Posted on: March 22, 2011 2:10 pm
 

Kobe on why he likes playing with Derek Fisher

Ha ha ha ha...

"I didn't realize that Kobe was throwing it to Smush Parker during the 2004 season.  Especially since Parker was playing for Phoenix that year.  The Laker's PG was Chucky Atkins during the 04-05 season.

Parker played for the Lakers during the 05-06 and 06-07 seasons.

And I love the term "briefly" that the author uses for Fisher's departure from the Lakers.  Is a three year stretch briefly?  He played for Golden State for a year and then for the Jazz for two years.

Nice journalism guys."

Amen, brother...

Plus, I didn't realize that Kobe was throwing it to ANYONE.  Wasn't he shooting every possesion during that stretch?  He wasn't going to win an NBA Championship at that time, so he went after the scoring title instead...



Since: Feb 5, 2009
Posted on: March 22, 2011 1:15 pm
 

Kobe on why he likes playing with Derek Fisher

WOW! a player actually speaks the truth and people are blasting him? kobe has how many rings? he is number what on all time scoring? yeah he has a right to say someone sucks because he did.. he did suck in LA and thats why they brought back fisher. and yeah kobe was throwing him the ball right back after smush passed to him with 4 people sticking him. he was the only one open and didnt take a shot



Since: Mar 27, 2009
Posted on: March 22, 2011 12:39 pm
 

Kobe on why he likes playing with Derek Fisher

Kobe is a lil bitch and should be in prison.



Since: Nov 16, 2010
Posted on: March 22, 2011 12:00 pm
 

Kobe on why he likes playing with Derek Fisher




Since: Nov 20, 2010
Posted on: March 22, 2011 10:43 am
 

Kobe on why he likes playing with Derek Fisher

That's just Kobe being Kobe. Smush was terrible and Kobe knew it. When the Lakers got Fisher things started to roll. I love D-Fish but admittedly he is getting old and lost at least a step or two. I don't think this was nesecarrily a dig at Smush but Kobe has a definite way of saying things that can be perceived negatively.


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