What's the best way to illustrate why kobe bryant vs lebron james deserves to be proclaimed as the greatest rivalry that never was in nba history first, take a look at the embarrassment. Throughout his 20-year nba career, kobe bryant has gone head-to-head with some of the top perimeter defenders in nba history of all those years, and all those players, he gives credit to one man. When kobe bryant was out winning five nba championships during his 20-year run with the los angeles lakers, he did so with current or future basketball hall-of-fame big men working the paint in. From 1999-2010, the nba finals featured either kobe or duncan 11/12 nba finals so i decided to look at kobe's head-to-head records against the stars of the west during this time rasheed wallace.
Luther head - career stats, game logs, biographical info, awards, and achievements for the nba and ncaa. On december 17, 1997, kobe bryant clashes with michael jordan in chicago, dropping 33 points against mj as the los angeles lakers lost to the chicago bulls. Jamal crawford (has gone head-to-head with kobe since his rookie year in 2000) most admired hoops skill: his mentality was more helpful than anything—not worried about what he was shooting he could've been 1-for-12 at one point in the fourth quarter, but he was always confident enough as far as hitting the big shot.
Kerr: kobe bryant is the closest thing to michael jordan aka the 2nd best bird: said if he wants to win he will play with kobe, if he wants to have fun he will play with lebron, never edited or said anything after to make anyone think otherwise. Fucking shut the hell up kobe is one of the greatest players of all time go back to thinking the fucking james nunnally is the best player of all time reply -5. In the past, we've seen some former nba players become good coaches in the league after their playing careers had ended for example, steve kerr and doc rivers were both good players during their days in the nba and now they both make great coaches - kerr with the golden state warriors and rivers with the los angeles clippers. Nbacom statscube is the official advanced statistical analysis tool of the nba run deep, custom analysis on years of official nba data for nba players, teams and matchups. Kobe bryant, living legend, is set to complete his farewell tour having racked up 33,000 points, 7,000 rebounds, 6,000 assists, 1,900 steals, and five rings over the course of his 20-year career.
Kobe bryant battled against some of the greatest players of all time over the course of his 20-year nba career. Kobe bryant is a nine-time member of the nba all-defensive team (getty images) 4) sidney moncrief — during the 1980s, there were plenty of top perimeter defenders in the league - such as michael cooper, alvin robertson and joe dumars - but moncrief was regarded as one of the best at his position. He'd end the big man's best shot at an nba title with a five-game pummelling of the magic in the 2009 nba finals—not quite enough to pull even in the lifelong head-to-head battle, but enough to.
With the start of the nba season upon us, there is constant debate over who is the best player in the league staff writers kevin jewell and matt okalebo breakdown what it takes to earn this honor and argue over who is better, kobe bryant or lebron james. Which nba players had the best head-to-head records against michael jordan who would have been the best basketball player before michael jordan entered into the nba if lavar played in the nba at the same time as mj, would he be the goat. The kobe-shaq feud (or shaq-kobe feud) was the conflict between national basketball association (nba) players shaquille o'neal and kobe bryant, who played together on the los angeles lakers team from 1996 to 2004.
Kobe bryant vs lebron james: a statistical history: the final matchup between kobe and lebron has come and gone here's a look at their statistical history of going head-to-head read it now on. Kobe bryant came into the nba in 1996 tim duncan a season later in 1997 now, both bryant and duncan are riding off into the sunset and calling it a career. Kobe bryant has hailed the impact of dirk nowitzki on the nba after the dallas mavericks legend confirmed he would return for a 21st season in the league nowitzki announced the news earlier this.
And lest anyone believe bryant's first three nba championship teams ran solely on shaquille o'neal's diesel fuel, consider how brian shaw remembers playing on those teams with no 8 at the time i asked (lakers head coach phil jackson), 'when they do things wrong, why do you yell at shaq but not at kobe' shaw recalled. Kobe bryant or lebron james dey r the 2 best but give me your opinion any nba player that u think is the best. Best nba players head to head in today's world whenever somebody talks about the most favorite basketball players kobe bryant and lebron james come on the top of the list just because of their remarkable performances and their young age achievements. Kobe had a slow start in the league, while lebron was hot from the get go kobe bryant nba player lebron james actor, producer, nba player head to head.