Kobe Bryant Ranked 93rd Best NBA Player In ESPN’s #NBARank
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Heading into the 2015-16 NBA season, Kobe Bryant enters his 20th season with the Los Angeles Lakers. After three consecutive season-ending injuries and at the age of 37, there are questions if he can remain relatively healthy and improve the team’s chances of competing for a playoff spot.

After a strong performance against the Utah Jazz last night where he finished with 13 points in 20 minutes, Kobe was ranked the 93rd best player in the NBA by ESPN:

Since the three major injuries at this stage of his career, Kobe has been ranked 25th, 40th and now 93rd. Before the torn rotator cuff this past season, Kobe averaged 22.3 points, 5.7 rebounds and 5.6 assists in 34.5 minutes. However, the minutes played and high usage rate resulted in a career-low in field goal percentage and forced the five-time champion to sit out games due to general soreness.

Heading into the new season, head coach Byron Scott will implement a minutes restriction to give his superstar the best chance to stay relatively healthy through 82 games. In addition to the minutes restriction, Kobe is expected to sit out one game in back-to-back situations and no longer has to handle the basketball as much with D’Angelo Russell and Jordan Clarkson.

It’s too high, Kobe has no arguments for top 100. Last 2 seasons he was top worst player in the league

  • I think he’s at least top 50 even with the last 2 seasons taken into consideration. If he didn’t have the achilles injury he’d still be top 15, but shit happens.

  • I think he’s at least top 50 even with the last 2 seasons taken into consideration. If he didn’t have the achilles injury he’d still be top 15, but shit happens.

  • Right, they overrated him all years. They rated him 25 and 40 last two years and he was far from top 100. So 93 is still too high, but what can we do?

  • You did watch the game last night right? You did see Kobe moving more like he did before the achilles, getting that elevation back and all right? Other than some timing issues the guy is fluid, much better. I’m not going to say he’s top 10 at this stage but 93 is ESPN being ESPN. Then again, you’re a troll anyway so you’re going to troll about like the other usual mouthbreathers.

  • You did watch the game last night right? You did see Kobe moving more like he did before the achilles, getting that elevation back and all right? Other than some timing issues the guy is fluid, much better. I’m not going to say he’s top 10 at this stage but 93 is ESPN being ESPN. Then again, you’re a troll anyway so you’re going to troll about like the other usual mouthbreathers.

  • One game is so useless is hard to say. Fact is Bryant was terrible player last 2 years and only his fanboys deny it. He was also fresh etc. 1 year ago, and finished as terrible player.

  • I don’t deny he was awful. He couldn’t elevate, his elevation lead to him being incapable of making shots, he was slower on the floor, he didn’t have his lateral movement to defend, none of it. Yes, it’s 1 game. But 1 game doesn’t take from the fact that he has his elevation back, the fluidity in his movement, he’s quicker and stronger. After his shoulder injury, he was able to focus on strengthening his legs and his body. Albeit he couldn’t do upper body work, he did what he couldn’t do with a torn achilles and a busted knee cap. He’s got that back. That’s the difference. When you don’t have your legs, your shot doesn’t fall, you can’t defend, you can’t do a lot of things. Last night Kobe looked 33 again.

  • I don’t deny he was awful. He couldn’t elevate, his elevation lead to him being incapable of making shots, he was slower on the floor, he didn’t have his lateral movement to defend, none of it. Yes, it’s 1 game. But 1 game doesn’t take from the fact that he has his elevation back, the fluidity in his movement, he’s quicker and stronger. After his shoulder injury, he was able to focus on strengthening his legs and his body. Albeit he couldn’t do upper body work, he did what he couldn’t do with a torn achilles and a busted knee cap. He’s got that back. That’s the difference. When you don’t have your legs, your shot doesn’t fall, you can’t defend, you can’t do a lot of things. Last night Kobe looked 33 again.

  • Who gives a f**k? He’s the greatest player of his generation and I don’t have to preach any further on his greatness. It’s already been well documented. Anyway, ESPN is a burning ship right now going down and down each passing month. I ignore their ignorance.

  • Who gives a f**k? He’s the greatest player of his generation and I don’t have to preach any further on his greatness. It’s already been well documented. Anyway, ESPN is a burning ship right now going down and down each passing month. I ignore their ignorance.

  • True about ESPN. Jason Whitlock is about to put them on blast, SAS credibility is shot right now and he’s having a temper tantrum, they’re bleeding Insider members right now.

  • True about ESPN. Jason Whitlock is about to put them on blast, SAS credibility is shot right now and he’s having a temper tantrum, they’re bleeding Insider members right now.

  • First of all he’s not greatest of his generation
    Second of all this is ranking for NOW, not the past.

  • If Players like Demarre Caroll, Draymond Green, Deandre Jordan are ranked higher than Kobe then ESPN should just drop their NBA coverage. It’s farcical!

  • If Players like Demarre Caroll, Draymond Green, Deandre Jordan are ranked higher than Kobe then ESPN should just drop their NBA coverage. It’s farcical!

  • Problem is Kobe didn’t play defense for years, not just last season. Secondly, we will see how he plays after 20-30 games, because It’s not suprise for me he’s looking fresh when he left 120 games in last 2 years.

  • The league does not think so. The coverage Kobe gets from defenders is still higher than 95% of the league. Even last night! That shows that the players know that this is not true lol

  • The league does not think so. The coverage Kobe gets from defenders is still higher than 95% of the league. Even last night! That shows that the players know that this is not true lol

  • Dude, we got your point. Stop posting messages saying the same thing. It’s annoying!

  • Dude, we got your point. Stop posting messages saying the same thing. It’s annoying!

  • In sports the past is the past. Give respect to those who were great but don’t deny when they are done. It’s a shame that Kobrick has ruined his legacy by staying in the NBA way too long. He will never admit that he is no longer what he was. It’s the FO’s fault for giving him big contracts that are hard to turn down. WAIVE Kobrick.

  • “Face it”
    Are u 14 years old?
    Stop destroying internet, you little troll.

  • In sports the past is the past. Give respect to those who were great but don’t deny when they are done. It’s a shame that Kobrick has ruined his legacy by staying in the NBA way too long. He will never admit that he is no longer what he was. It’s the FO’s fault for giving him big contracts that are hard to turn down. WAIVE Kobrick.

  • “Face it”
    Are u 14 years old?
    Stop destroying internet, you little troll.

  • We can respect them, but it’s not equal to overrated them. Kobe just couldn’t face the fact he’s done, like most his fans

  • We can respect them, but it’s not equal to overrated them. Kobe just couldn’t face the fact he’s done, like most his fans

  • Yeah STFU dude. Everyone here knows your just a troll GUEST account with nothing in it’s life to do but go on a Lakers website and talk shit about one of the greatest players of all time.

    You’re less than nothing you insignificant worm. Hell, comparing you to a worm is disrespectful to the worms of the world.

  • Yeah STFU dude. Everyone here knows your just a troll GUEST account with nothing in it’s life to do but go on a Lakers website and talk shit about one of the greatest players of all time.

    You’re less than nothing you insignificant worm. Hell, comparing you to a worm is disrespectful to the worms of the world.

  • Really? ESPN is joke. No way you can tell me it’s 92 better NBA players than Kobe right now. I don’t care about his age or injuries. It’s not 92 better NBA players than Michael Jordan right now. lol.

  • Really? ESPN is joke. No way you can tell me it’s 92 better NBA players than Kobe right now. I don’t care about his age or injuries. It’s not 92 better NBA players than Michael Jordan right now. lol.

  • Not surprised that its Henry Abott, the guy who wrote about false “sources” claiming that Kobe is destroying the team and chasing away Paul George etc, is the main guy behind the rankings. Must really dislike Kobe lol

  • Not surprised that its Henry Abott – the guy who wrote about false “sources” claiming that Kobe is destroying the team and chasing away Paul George etc, is the main guy behind the rankings. Must really dislike Kobe! lol

  • Everyone knows you’re the next fanboy who lives in the past. As you said it’s the lakers side, no kobes site so stop writing about him all the time, licking his ass and face the facts

  • Everyone knows you’re the next fanboy who lives in the past. As you said it’s the lakers side, no kobes site so stop writing about him all the time, licking his ass and face the facts

  • Kobe couldn’t keep up with opposing SG’s, now he’s in the SF slot. SF’s are bigger and typically slower. When guarding them, he’s done a fair job and did a decent job last night. During the last 2 years he didn’t look fresh, he didn’t have his legs, he didn’t have the strength or the hops. There is a difference between the last 2 years and now in terms of strength, speed and elevation. He looks like he did before the achilles. The last 2 years when he’d go to take a jumper, guards were in a position constantly to block him and he’d have to alter his shots, lean back a bit more, fade away a bit farther. Now he can come straight up again. He’s not over relying on his pump fake and foot work to try to fool guys, he’s simply going up and taking them. He’s also in a position to play the position his game has shifted to and in a position where he’s guarding guys he can keep up with. He’s a small forward now, he’s no longer a shooting guard.

  • Kobe couldn’t keep up with opposing SG’s, now he’s in the SF slot. SF’s are bigger and typically slower. When guarding them, he’s done a fair job and did a decent job last night. During the last 2 years he didn’t look fresh, he didn’t have his legs, he didn’t have the strength or the hops. There is a difference between the last 2 years and now in terms of strength, speed and elevation. He looks like he did before the achilles. The last 2 years when he’d go to take a jumper, guards were in a position constantly to block him and he’d have to alter his shots, lean back a bit more, fade away a bit farther. Now he can come straight up again. He’s not over relying on his pump fake and foot work to try to fool guys, he’s simply going up and taking them. He’s also in a position to play the position his game has shifted to and in a position where he’s guarding guys he can keep up with. He’s a small forward now, he’s no longer a shooting guard.

  • they could have at least put an asterisk next to his name. His influence on a game is still far superior to most players.

  • they could have at least put an asterisk next to his name. His influence on a game is still far superior to most players.

  • GO KOBE!!!

    FFFFF the haters!
    FFFFF espn
    FUCK rofl !!!!!
    FUCK clipped RUIN LA and his inbred bloodline!!!!
    FUCK johnny and his mommy !!!!
    FUCK brian and his family and Lin!!!!!

  • GO KOBE!!!

    FFFFF the haters!
    FFFFF espn
    FUCK rofl !!!!!
    FUCK clipped RUIN LA and his inbred bloodline!!!!
    FUCK johnny and his mommy !!!!
    FUCK brian and his family !!!!!
    FUCK jim2 !!!
    FUCK all trolls !!!

  • ” he’d have to alter his shots, lean back a bit more, fade away a bit farther.”

    And ruin our team a bit stronger. I’m not going to discuss about Kobe game now when the season even hasn’t started. We’ll discuss it after 20 games, for now he had 2 awful years and can’t see any reasons to believe he s gonna be valuable player ever again.

  • YES, FUCK YOU AND YOUR DEGENERATE FAMILY!

    FUCK YOUR COUSINS:
    clipped RUIN LA
    johnny
    brian

  • YES, FUCK YOU AND YOUR DEGENERATE FAMILY!

    FUCK YOUR COUSINS:
    clipped RUIN LA
    johnny
    brian
    jim2

  • For all those wondering where Robert Sacre was ranked: #392 out of 400. That says there are 8 players worse than Sacre in the NBA. This clearly shows that the ESPN rankings are ridiculous. No way there are 8 worse players than Robert Sacre in the NBA.

  • For all those wondering where Robert Sacre was ranked: #392 out of 400. That says there are 8 players worse than Sacre in the NBA. This clearly shows that the ESPN rankings are ridiculous. No way there are 8 worse players than Robert Sacre in the NBA.

  • Go Kobe for retire !
    Kobeslicker will lick you ass for your entire retirement! So sad, so true!

  • WHERE ARE THE SELL OUT MODERATORS !!!

    YOU PREFER CLICKS INSTEAD OF A REPUTABLE WEBSITE!!!

    DO YOUR JOB AND BAN:
    clipped RUIN LA
    johnny
    brian
    jim2

    And all the other spammers

  • Go Kobe for retire !
    Kobeslicker will lick you ass for your entire retirement! So sad, so true!

  • WHERE ARE THE SELL OUT MODERATORS !!!

    YOU PREFER CLICKS INSTEAD OF A REPUTABLE WEBSITE!!!

    DO YOUR JOB AND BAN:
    clipped RUIN LA
    johnny
    brian
    jim2

    And all the other spammers

  • I could see maybe 2-4 that could be worse. Mind, you, those are the 400 who made the cut.

    These are the guys who missed the cut. Some of them are better than Suckre

    J.J. Hickson, Boban Marjanovic, Nick Johnson, Jordan Mickey, Markel Brown, Sasha Vujacic, Richaun Holmes,Chris Johnson, Bruno Caboclo, Chris McCullough, Shayne Whittington,Thanasis Antetokounmpo, Ryan Boatright, Sasha Kaun, Scottie Wilbekin,Walter Tavares, Joffrey Lauvergne, Steve Novak, Anthony Brown,Norman Powell, Hedo Turkoglu, Jonathon Simmons, Kendrick Perkins,Joel Anthony, Maurice Ndour, Salah Mejri, Willie Reed, Darrun Hilliard.

  • I could see maybe 2-4 that could be worse. Mind, you, those are the 400 who made the cut.

    These are the guys who missed the cut. Some of them are better than Suckre

    J.J. Hickson, Boban Marjanovic, Nick Johnson, Jordan Mickey, Markel Brown, Sasha Vujacic, Richaun Holmes,Chris Johnson, Bruno Caboclo, Chris McCullough, Shayne Whittington,Thanasis Antetokounmpo, Ryan Boatright, Sasha Kaun, Scottie Wilbekin,Walter Tavares, Joffrey Lauvergne, Steve Novak, Anthony Brown,Norman Powell, Hedo Turkoglu, Jonathon Simmons, Kendrick Perkins,Joel Anthony, Maurice Ndour, Salah Mejri, Willie Reed, Darrun Hilliard.

  • I’m happy you agree Kobe is done! You will have the opportunity to lick his ass forever! Your dream come true!

  • And none of those are the extra guys that we have on the end of our bench on non guaranteed deals.

  • And none of those are the extra guys that we have on the end of our bench on non guaranteed deals.

  • ESPN-agenda driven corporation, been that way for awhile, don’t get me wrong there best at what they do.
    -KOBE
    -Love the money he brings in, don’t love the guy too much. Basically espn outlets have been taking small shots at Kobe ever since his achilles injury. They push the new wave of players Davis, Harden, Curry, Lebron winning a title finally put him above kobe in the public’s eyes , in ESPN’s opinion. Bash him for days, then there going to profit off a 30 for 30 on him when he retires , that’s just how the game goes.

  • ESPN-agenda driven corporation, been that way for awhile, don’t get me wrong there best at what they do.
    -KOBE
    -Love the money he brings in, don’t love the guy too much. Basically espn outlets have been taking small shots at Kobe ever since his achilles injury. They push the new wave of players Davis, Harden, Curry, Lebron winning a title finally put him above kobe in the public’s eyes , in ESPN’s opinion. Bash him for days, then there going to profit off a 30 for 30 on him when he retires , that’s just how the game goes.

  • ESPN throws non stop shade towards the Lakers and Kobe, I’m just surprised Kobe wasn’t ranked last to be honest

  • ESPN throws non stop shade towards the Lakers and Kobe, I’m just surprised Kobe wasn’t ranked last to be honest

  • ATTENTION EVERYONE
    Please automatically flag every single post by the known trolls:
    rofl
    clipped RUIN LA
    johnny
    brian

    This is one and the same trolling person with multiple personality disorder.

    ALSO lets demand that the moderators clean up these boards and ban this waste of a human being troll permanently!

    Thank you.

  • ATTENTION EVERYONE
    Please automatically flag every single post by the known trolls:
    rofl
    clipped RUIN LA
    johnny
    brian

    This is one and the same trolling person with multiple personality disorder.

    ALSO lets demand that the moderators clean up these boards and ban this waste of a human being troll permanently!

    Thank you.

  • I guess if it is based on his last season that is probably accurate. But Kobe definitely wasn’t himself last season. I expect him to play like a top 25 player this year.

  • I guess if it is based on his last season that is probably accurate. But Kobe definitely wasn’t himself last season. I expect him to play like a top 25 player this year.

  • Bitch 2 years ago he only played 6 games so u cant say that was awful or good. Last year no guard coild have played ad good as kobe in there 19 season.you suck . A bitch hating on the rich

  • Bitch 2 years ago he only played 6 games so u cant say that was awful or good. Last year no guard coild have played ad good as kobe in there 19 season.you suck . A bitch hating on the rich

  • buaha, Kobe was top worst player in the league last season. 2 years ago he backed for 6 games and ruined our team, only fanboys can’t face it. You can cry, but facts are OBVIOUS!

  • You always say the same dumb shit.fucking idiot that you are. Blood get off this site, the bitch hating on the rich

  • buaha, Kobe was top worst player in the league last season. 2 years ago he backed for 6 games and ruined our team, only fanboys can’t face it. You can cry, but facts are OBVIOUS!

  • You always say the same dumb shit.fucking idiot that you are. Blood get off this site, the bitch hating on the rich

  • You’re the biggest troll here. The first to be banned, and too stupid to face the facts! Cry more cry

  • You’re the biggest troll here. The first to be banned, and too stupid to face the facts! Cry more cry

  • Career achievements have nothing to do with annual rankings. This is 2015, Kobe has not finished a season healthy since 2012. The ranking is fair.

  • Career achievements have nothing to do with annual rankings. This is 2015, Kobe has not finished a season healthy since 2012. The ranking is fair.

  • Fanboys are too stupid to understand it. You will be calling troll in a few minutes by Kobeslicker, meleke or any other troll.

  • Fact. we were 10-9 until his return, he backed and we looked like d-league team, 4 lose games with 6, no defense. Kobe was worst player on the court every single game. You can cry, but facts are OBVIOUS!

  • Fact. we were 10-9 until his return, he backed and we looked like d-league team, 4 lose games with 6, no defense. Kobe was worst player on the court every single game. You can cry, but facts are OBVIOUS!

  • It wasnt kobe fault idiot. You cant blame him for that shit, it was the teams fault. Retard

  • It wasnt kobe fault idiot. You cant blame him for that shit, it was the teams fault. Retard

  • haha team faults that we became d-league team when he returned? You can say those sh** on kobelickingass site forum, maybe there are some idiots there who would believe that. Kobe just backed and ruined our good looking team, but fanboys are too stupid to face it and try to tell stories like yours. Nice try

  • You really are reterded. Get off the site ,the yellow bus is waiting for u

  • haha team faults that we became d-league team when he returned? You can say those sh** on kobelickingass site forum, maybe there are some idiots there who would believe that. Kobe just backed and ruined our good looking team, but fanboys are too stupid to face it and try to tell stories like yours. Nice try

  • One man cant ruin shit if he played 6 games. Hats the team fault as well as the coach. I doubt u played organized sports before

  • Kobe is a has been.. ESPN is always right when it comes to the Lakers.

  • One man cant ruin shit if he played 6 games. Hats the team fault as well as the coach. I doubt u played organized sports before

  • They are not, they overrated him strongly. They put him 25, 40 last 2 years, he wasn’t even top 100.

  • He backed and we started being awful team, because Kobe ruined entire conception of team. So simple, so true

  • He backed and we started being awful team, because Kobe ruined entire conception of team. So simple, so true

  • Kobe wouldn’t be a starter on any other franchise in the NBA. Maybe not even in the Euroleague.

  • You realize of course by posting here, you, yourself are a fanboy. Welcome, and flagged.

  • You realize of course by posting here, you, yourself are a fanboy. Welcome, and flagged.

  • 93rd? “SO DISRESPECTFUL”! (Stephen A. Smith voice)

    Kobe did look pretty good in the last preseason game. As long he can still hit his MJ fadeaway jumper, he’ll still be able to kick most people’s butt in the league.

  • 93rd? “SO DISRESPECTFUL”! (Stephen A. Smith voice)

    Kobe did look pretty good in the last preseason game. As long he can still hit his MJ fadeaway jumper, he’ll still be able to kick most people’s butt in the league.

  • I’m sure Kobe treasures those rankings. For sure they’re all framed and lit by spotlights at some special place in his house.

  • I’m sure Kobe treasures those rankings. For sure they’re all framed and lit by spotlights at some special place in his house.

  • is reality starting to kick in you dumbass laker delusional fan boys???? :D!!!!!!!!!!!!! you people have to stop over hyping this russel kid. he aint nothing special. you fanboys take the littlest simplest things any player in the world can do and blow it out of proportion :D!! as for Randle the kid will not last very long in the NBA because the way he plays hes only bound to get seriously injured. he will most certainly get injured again i can guarantee it. he plays so reckless and quick with his feet that he will break something and he does not have any feel for the game once or ever no knowledge,the guys got some demons in his head and i doubt there ever gonna go away. Kobe on the other hand needs to hang it up cuz hes only hurting the team as a whole. The guy is just too old and to slow to keep up with the game, you can put a 50 year old out there too who can hit jumpshots does not mean he should be out there. Like i said all a long Russel will be a BUST if you dont believe just watch and it’ll speak for itself, and like i said all a long as well that kobe cant man down the 3 spot but you delusional fan boys like j taylor said he could :D!!!! If the lakers want any shot at being competitive in games this season then bryon MUST give plenty of playing time to guys like MWP and Larry Nance, he must start one of them at the 3 or else there just gonna be trying to dig themsleves out of whole every game when they come in trying to fix all of kobes errors when he was out there aas you saw last game. WAKE UP PEOPLE YOU CANNOT SURVIVE WITH KOBE PLAYIN THE 3.

  • I think Mitch has a secret sexual relationship with Robert Sacre. Its gotta be it :D!!!!

  • I think Mitch has a secret sexual relationship with Robert Sacre. Its gotta be it :D!!!!

  • Does Kobe Care?
    It’s obvious Henry Abbot is still fighting some battle against kobe and using him to create clickbait.

    It’s funny that #93 will get an All Star selection and be put on the Olympic team.

    And, If I were picking a team, I am not sure I’d pass Kobe 92 times to make my starting 5.

  • Does Kobe Care?
    It’s obvious Henry Abbot is still fighting some battle against kobe and using him to create clickbait.

    It’s funny that #93 will get an All Star selection and be put on the Olympic team.

    And, If I were picking a team, I am not sure I’d pass Kobe 92 times to make my starting 5.

  • how many other trolls use the phrase –
    “laker delusional fan boys”

    you gotta come up with new sh*t bro…..
    you just got exposed.

  • how many other trolls use the phrase –
    “laker delusional fan boys”

    you gotta come up with new sh*t bro…..
    you just got exposed.

  • send an email to the editor via the “contact us” link at the bottom of the page.

    everyone should.

    but, unfortunately, it seems the editor (dan doungdao) is happy with the traffic and the ad revenue that pays his bills. Remove the trolls and 1/2 of the page visits might disappear.

    *ever notice that anything posted by dan doungdao is substandard and usually borderline clickbait?

  • did anyone see the lakers play defense last game???? :D!!!!!! it was hilarious!!!! it was like watching a bunch of 16 year olds toying with a bunch of 5 year olds :D!!!! NO JOKE

  • We have to be realistic with Kobe and his 3 straight season ending injuries; I don’t really care about the ranking but you cannot have a 37 year old with 3 injuries be the point of opposing team’s defensive focus because if that happens he will likely break down sooner than later.

    Here is my focus point:

    Russell option#1
    Randle option#2
    Kobe option#3
    Clarkson#4
    Hibbert#5

    At the 2 and option#1 Russell is deadly coming off a screen to score or with his great court vision and timing will assist to the correct open player; Randle is also good with his vision and a threat to score#2. If the defense is focusing too much on either player Kobe at #3 is wide open to make them pay. Kobe obviously is a better play maker than any of them BUT at 37 you need your youth to set you up to score.

    Clarkson is a slasher/penetrator and he can break the defense when the offense struggles on a set offense play.

    IMO this is my real sense of order for this team.

  • We have to be realistic with Kobe and his 3 straight season ending injuries; I don’t really care about the ranking but you cannot have a 37 year old with 3 injuries be the point of opposing team’s defensive focus because if that happens he will likely break down sooner than later.

    Here is my focus point:

    Russell option#1
    Randle option#2
    Kobe option#3
    Clarkson#4
    Hibbert#5

    At the 2 and option#1 Russell is deadly coming off a screen to score or with his great court vision and timing will assist to the correct open player; Randle is also good with his vision and a threat to score#2. If the defense is focusing too much on either player Kobe at #3 is wide open to make them pay. Kobe obviously is a better play maker than any of them BUT at 37 you need your youth to set you up to score.

    Clarkson is a slasher/penetrator and he can break the defense when the offense struggles on a set offense play.

    IMO this is my real sense of order for this team.

  • “It’s funny that #93 will get an All Star selection and be put on the Olympic team.”

    It only proves those are popular contests

  • Blood u only come on this site to tell wrong fuck up facts on kobe. Worst player, lmfao.stay off them drugs

  • Blood u only come on this site to tell wrong fuck up facts on kobe. Worst player, lmfao.stay off them drugs

  • Haven’t you heard this before from ESPN?….How can we strum up some press?…Print something that will get people talking no matter how ridiculous….Kobe gets more press than Lebron and Sellouts……Back to Sleep….yaaawn.

  • Haven’t you heard this before from ESPN?….How can we strum up some press?…Print something that will get people talking no matter how ridiculous….Kobe gets more press than Lebron and Sellouts……Back to Sleep….yaaawn.

  • Delusional retarded laker fanboys are too stupid to realize that kobes been done for 2 years now, can’t accept the fact that their Rapist fornicator has been pulling the team down the drain,bunch of retards

  • Who gives a shit,he ain’t in the article, this is about kobrick ranked to a reasonable 9th place

  • Who gives a shit,he ain’t in the article, this is about kobrick ranked to a reasonable 9th place

  • Getting paid for $25m the last two years and yet barely played and when he did he ballhogs 36% from 2 and 28% from 3, u tell me

  • The lakers roster is made up of has beens, rejects, and busts. It’s going to be a long fun year for me, a slow miserable year for you. Has anyone seen Owen around here?

  • Getting paid for $25m the last two years and yet barely played and when he did he ballhogs 36% from 2 and 28% from 3, u tell me

  • IDK man. They got Rose ranked 65th. Given he’s only 27 that sounds right.

  • IDK man. They got Rose ranked 65th. Given he’s only 27 that sounds right.

  • Double standard my ass kobrick hasn’t proven that he can still play EFFICIENTLY like few years ago

  • Doubtful, yet the ranking is about NOW and kobrick is nowhere near he was 5-10 years ago

  • Doubtful, yet the ranking is about NOW and kobrick is nowhere near he was 5-10 years ago

  • Again IDK but age is a major factor also. Nowitzki and Duncan are not ranked favorably either.

  • Again IDK but age is a major factor also. Nowitzki and Duncan are not ranked favorably either.

  • Kobe will get selected to the all star game simply because of his name not because of his current status. Idiot, it’s more about nostalgia then present times. Kobe isn’t even top 100.

  • Based on what happen LAST YEAR YES, the ranking again is about NOW and not based on just kobricks whole career ,don’t know why you fanboys are having a hard time realizing that,it’s so simple

  • Based on what happen LAST YEAR YES, the ranking again is about NOW and not based on just kobricks whole career ,don’t know why you fanboys are having a hard time realizing that,it’s so simple

  • i just look at it in a vacuum. Right now Kobe is a better player than many players ahead of him in the ranking

  • Again compare what Williams did for the hawks last year against what kobe did last year as well and maybe,maybe you’ll figure it out

  • i just look at it in a vacuum. Right now Kobe is a better player than many players ahead of him in the ranking

  • Again compare what Williams did for the hawks last year against what kobe did last year as well and maybe,maybe you’ll figure it out

  • You need to calm the trolling. BTW, Lou played for the Raptors last season.

  • Better,how? Again he hasn’t proven squat that he can still play EFFICIENTLY. how is he proven better again?

  • You need to calm the trolling. BTW, Lou played for the Raptors last season.

  • Better,how? Again he hasn’t proven squat that he can still play EFFICIENTLY. how is he proven better again?

  • I’m not trolling when I’m speaking facts and a simple mistake on the team I’m only human

  • I’m not trolling when I’m speaking facts and a simple mistake on the team I’m only human

  • I see other posts of yours and they are far from factual. You mix in taking shots at Kobe.

  • I see other posts of yours and they are far from factual. You mix in taking shots at Kobe.

  • No I havent, I see reality and kobes nowhere near what he was say about 5yrs ago , far from it

  • No I havent, I see reality and kobes nowhere near what he was say about 5yrs ago , far from it

  • 39% from 2 and 28% from 3,not to mention he shoots about 26 per game last yr and got the record for most missed shots ever in the nba.and don’t forget once he caught up on Jordans record he started resting games , hahaha

  • 39% from 2 and 28% from 3,not to mention he shoots about 26 per game last yr and got the record for most missed shots ever in the nba.and don’t forget once he caught up on Jordans record he started resting games , hahaha

  • What does calling Kobe a rapist fornicator have to do with the facts of his basketball acumen?

  • What does calling Kobe a rapist fornicator have to do with the facts of his basketball acumen?

  • None but those are facts which he admitted doing on national TV with his wife by his side , exellent role model 😀

  • None but those are facts which he admitted doing on national TV with his wife by his side , exellent role model 😀

  • Wrong! He admitted to adultry. Rape is outta bounds son and again, what has something that happened over a decade ago got to do with basketball prowess.

    Foh

  • Wrong! He admitted to adultry. Rape is outta bounds son and again, what has something that happened over a decade ago got to do with basketball prowess today?

    Foh

  • I’m a basketball fan ,I like watching the sport but I don’t obsessed on a team or a player

  • I’m a basketball fan ,I like watching the sport but I don’t obsessed on a team or a player

  • there are a whole lot of fornicators in the nba and in the world, so singling out one player is silly

  • there are a whole lot of fornicators in the nba and in the world, so singling out one player is silly

  • that’s a testament of his greatness. All i’m saying is that Kobe can be an effective player if he doesn’t force shots

  • that’s a testament of his greatness. All i’m saying is that Kobe can be an effective player if he doesn’t force shots

  • I’m not denying how good he WAS before but that is past and this ranking is about NOW, and his skills far from what it was a few years ago, far

  • I’m not denying how good he WAS before but that is past and this ranking is about NOW, and his skills far from what it was a few years ago, far

  • This forum is about basketball skills so why do you feel the need to go outta bounds on Kobe if you not feeling some kind of way about him personally?

  • the season hasn’t started yet. how can you rank players without seeing them play? how about rank players at the end of the season

  • This forum is about basketball skills so why do you feel the need to go outta bounds on Kobe if you not feeling some kind of way about him personally?

  • the season hasn’t started yet. how can you rank players without seeing them play? how about rank players at the end of the season

  • I’ll throw u that same question why get butthurt and call other ppl troll when someone says something against your team when this site is a public forum and anyone can say what they want

  • I’ll throw u that same question why get butthurt and call other ppl troll when someone says something against your team when this site is a public forum and anyone can say what they want

  • Not that he admitted on national tv, by the way kobe did with his wife by his side,live. Great role model don’t u think ;D

  • Not that he admitted on national tv, by the way kobe did with his wife by his side,live. Great role model don’t u think ;D

  • I remember the Lakers being down by 19, Metta coming in and the Lakers tightening the screws as they caught up and eventually went up by 9. I then saw the important players come off the floor and things loosened up and they inevitably lost because well, Scott benched the important guys and played a different combination of players and rested the guys who did what they needed to do in an unimportant preseason game. So did we see the Lakers play defense? Yes. For the second quarter, the 3rd and part of the 4th. We then saw Suckre (who as far as I’m concerned is gone), Frazier (who I’m also convinced won’t be sticking around) and the bench allow the game to slip away.

    In a regular season game, you don’t see Sacre, Nance Jr, Frazier, Williams and Young on the floor to close out.

  • I remember the Lakers being down by 19, Metta coming in and the Lakers tightening the screws as they caught up and eventually went up by 9. I then saw the important players come off the floor and things loosened up and they inevitably lost because well, Scott benched the important guys and played a different combination of players and rested the guys who did what they needed to do in an unimportant preseason game. So did we see the Lakers play defense? Yes. For the second quarter, the 3rd and part of the 4th. We then saw Suckre (who as far as I’m concerned is gone), Frazier (who I’m also convinced won’t be sticking around) and the bench allow the game to slip away.

    In a regular season game, you don’t see Sacre, Nance Jr, Frazier, Williams and Young on the floor to close out.

  • That’s exactly what it is , the ranking is about what they did LAST YEAR which kobe barely did squat for him to be even consider to a higher ranking

  • He accepted his wrongdoing and his wife was by his side supporting him because he sinned. He admitted his wrong.

  • That’s exactly what it is , the ranking is about what they did LAST YEAR which kobe barely did squat for him to be even consider to a higher ranking

  • He accepted his wrongdoing and his wife was by his side supporting him because he sinned. He admitted his wrong.

  • if kobe would have played 82 games last year with the same stats he would have had a better ranking

  • joshhh, rofl, fake vdogg, fake Lakers Lifer, Clippersrunla, a few other names. There aren’t any other trolls, just him. Sadly, most of the time he uses those names and generates conversations with himself. It’s entertaining sometimes to watch. Other times, just pathetic.

  • if kobe would have played 82 games last year with the same stats he would have had a better ranking

  • joshhh, rofl, fake vdogg, fake Lakers Lifer, Clippersrunla, a few other names. There aren’t any other trolls, just him. Sadly, most of the time he uses those names and generates conversations with himself. It’s entertaining sometimes to watch. Other times, just pathetic.

  • U seriously asked what’s wrong about cheating on your wife specially when you’re a public figure being idolized by kids?

  • U seriously asked what’s wrong about cheating on your wife specially when you’re a public figure being idolized by kids?

  • anyway, we’ll see how he plays. If he can play like he did last night than he will shut people up

  • anyway, we’ll see how he plays. If he can play like he did last night than he will shut people up

  • I asked you first and I didn’t call you a troll based on dissing the Lakers as a team. I’m questioning your “personal” obsession with Kobe?

  • He admitted he was wrong. Move on bro. How about the bunch of alcoholic ads on tv that is being watched by kids during these games?

  • I asked you first and I didn’t call you a troll based on dissing the Lakers as a team. I’m questioning your “personal” obsession with Kobe?

  • He admitted he was wrong. Move on bro. How about the bunch of alcoholic ads on tv that is being watched by kids during these games?

  • Maybe IF which he didn’t and when he’s playing he’s very unnefficient ,ballhog too much

  • And he is not the only guilty one.

    I’m tired of these degenerate trolls running amuck while the moderators turn a blind eye J Taylor.

  • Maybe IF which he didn’t and when he’s playing he’s very unnefficient ,ballhog too much

  • And he is not the only guilty one.

    I’m tired of these degenerate trolls running amuck while the moderators turn a blind eye J Taylor.

  • This article is about kobe and no one else, why would I talked about another player who’s not on this article?

  • This article is about kobe and no one else, why would I talked about another player who’s not on this article?

  • More than just that jumper. Some of those passes he had yesterday, finding open guys. Was a grand sight.

  • Don’t need to I don’t care, but then again he did what he did no one can deny that fact , so don’t get butthurt when he’s being called one coz it’s true

  • More than just that jumper. Some of those passes he had yesterday, finding open guys. Was a grand sight.

  • Don’t need to I don’t care, but then again he did what he did no one can deny that fact , so don’t get butthurt when he’s being called one coz it’s true

  • I’ll throw back some comments I see here, it’s only pre season not to mention it’s against 2nd, 3rd string bench players, a jazz team without gobbert, Hayward and favors

  • I’ll throw back some comments I see here, it’s only pre season not to mention it’s against 2nd, 3rd string bench players, a jazz team without gobbert, Hayward and favors

  • So going against second string players doesn’t mean much since he isn’t elite anymore

  • So going against second string players doesn’t mean much since he isn’t elite anymore

  • Reread the comments section from the oldest to the newest and asked that question again

  • Reread the comments section from the oldest to the newest and asked that question again

  • Every superstar athlete has done something wrong that I wouldn’t want my kids to see or do

  • Kobe, balls, and hogging on your mind much?

    Lol, you have serious issues.

  • Every superstar athlete has done something wrong that I wouldn’t want my kids to see or do

  • Kobe, balls, and hogging on your mind much?

    Lol, you have serious issues.

  • Hahaha you say stupid things like that your the one who has serious issues copycat

  • Hahaha you say stupid things like that your the one who has serious issues copycat

  • You wouldn’t want your kids too and yet you’re justifying what kobe who’s a famous public figure did

  • You wouldn’t want your kids too and yet you’re justifying what kobe who’s a famous public figure did

  • he would be top ten if not for injurys but because he has missed so many games this sounds about right

  • he would be top ten if not for injurys but because he has missed so many games this sounds about right

  • ESPN comes correct with the #TRUTH once again. #LosAngelesBasketball #Clippers #WeAreLA

  • I clearly said Kobe sinned. But as a christian, I would teach my children about forgiveness. Admitting you did something wrong is the first step

  • I clearly said Kobe sinned. But as a christian, I would teach my children about forgiveness. Admitting you did something wrong is the first step

  • Whatever dude I’m not gonna discuss about sins , religion or forgiveness in here, it’s creepy:c

  • Whatever dude I’m not gonna discuss about sins , religion or forgiveness in here, it’s creepy:c

  • Rank him how u want..he is still our favorite player..and we will see by the end of season where he will be ranked..

  • I put a label on someone which he actually is it isn’t any different from you ppl calling troll on someone who has a different opinion or against your team

  • Rank him how u want..he is still our favorite player..and we will see by the end of season where he will be ranked..

  • I put a label on someone which he actually is it isn’t any different from you ppl calling troll on someone who has a different opinion or against your team

  • What end of the season? He’d be injured way before. U forget he’s kobe,they have a cappy team and b Scott is the coach

  • So weird even in Hawaii it was sold out croud…in preseason game even…fan bot fan boy..we are the best fan ever..long season or not we will be there..and season didn’t even start for u to be that discouraged and negative..

  • So weird even in Hawaii it was sold out croud…in preseason game even…fan bot fan boy..we are the best fan ever..long season or not we will be there..and season didn’t even start for u to be that discouraged and negative..

  • Ur pathetic, it’s a human nature to put label on other people , u call people who’s been I prison a convict , someone who steals a thief a rapist a rapist etc, it’s the society we all live in and I don’t deny that and your being plastic if you deny on insulting or putting label on another person before

  • Ur pathetic, it’s a human nature to put label on other people , u call people who’s been I prison a convict , someone who steals a thief a rapist a rapist etc, it’s the society we all live in and I don’t deny that and your being plastic if you deny on insulting or putting label on another person before

  • Kobe’s basketball skills not personal life. I see you are ducking the question?

  • Kobe’s basketball skills not personal life. I see you are ducking the question?

  • The way u think it will be long season for u..I want to enjoy the process. .and kobe will be healthy..and he will be 16/5/5

  • The way u think it will be long season for u..I want to enjoy the process. .and kobe will be healthy..and he will be 16/5/5

  • Kobe is ranked the number 1 player in the world on the Win anyway list so it’s a wash. He leads all active players in many career stats. That means all active players are playing catchup to Kobe. He had the best 19th season in NBA history. It’s a lock he’ll have the best 20th.

    Go Kobe ! Go Lakers !

    Paytc

  • Kobe is ranked the number 1 player in the world on the Win anyway list so it’s a wash. He leads all active players in many career stats. That means all active players are playing catchup to Kobe. He had the best 19th season in NBA history (with very little help). It’s a lock he’ll have the best 20th.

    It’s a fact no one is loved, feared, and hated more for a reason. He is the best.

    Just pull up Suki Thind’s column Dec, 2, 2014
    for a little better perspective on what Kobe did in his 19 th season
    As the headline read “Most prolific 19th season in NBA history”.

    He has more help this year in his 20th season so get used to hating on him.
    The return of the Lakers 2015-2016.

    Go Kobe ! Go Lakers !

    Paytc

  • Curry,Westbrook,Haren,JButler,KD,Bron,AD….those are the players I can think who is better than Kobe currently

  • Curry,Westbrook,Haren,JButler,KD,Bron,AD….those are the players I can think who is better than Kobe currently

  • I think they it should be his 2k rating(93) instead of 85

    Haters gonna hate

    Let’s SHOCK THE WORLD!
    LakeShow2016

  • I think they it should be his 2k rating(93) instead of 85

    Haters gonna hate

    Let’s SHOCK THE WORLD!
    LakeShow2016

  • 93 his rating now ?A HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA,

    OF ALL THE MOST DELUSIONAL RETARDED LAKER FANBOYS IN HERE YOU BY FAR ARE THE WORST HAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHA

  • Cousins? CP3? Marc Gasol? Aldridge? Lillard? Wall? Leonard? Griffin? Thompson?

  • Cousins? CP3? Marc Gasol? Aldridge? Lillard? Wall? Leonard? Griffin? Thompson?

  • Ride your mommas ass all the way to your degenerate destination. #DEGENERATE lol

  • Ride your mommas ass all the way to your degenerate destination. #DEGENERATE lol

  • He’s probably going to cost them a million dollars for every game he really plays in. What a deal.
    But , that is great news for next seasons salary cap.

  • He’s probably going to cost them a million dollars for every game he really plays in. What a deal.
    But , that is great news for next seasons salary cap.

  • Dude, you have no class. Is realality starting to sink in. That a person can love the Lakers and not want to take it in the ass from Kobe? Like you.

  • Dude, you have no class. Is realality starting to sink in. That a person can love the Lakers and not want to take it in the ass from Kobe? Like you.

  • Let me know if anyone is interested in a LakersNation fantasy basketball league

  • Let me know if anyone is interested in a LakersNation fantasy basketball league

  • If u think kobe will keep playing if he don’t get those numbers u shouldn’t be in this website man..this will be way downgrading him too

  • If u think kobe will keep playing if he don’t get those numbers u shouldn’t be in this website man..this will be way downgrading him too

  • Doesn’t matter who he is or downgrading like I said on one of my comment before father time is undefeated and kobes on the wrong side of 37 ,doesn’t matter if him or anyone thinks he still got the skills if his body can’t take it anymore

  • Doesn’t matter who he is or downgrading like I said on one of my comment before father time is undefeated and kobes on the wrong side of 37 ,doesn’t matter if him or anyone thinks he still got the skills if his body can’t take it anymore

  • no im talking about plays. there were plays were the ball was moving so fast and the lakers looked liked 5 year olds trying too keep up 😀

  • OMG!! I just read an ESPN article on Kobe that would make his haters skin crawl. WOW. They went in on Kobe like it was 2004.

    The name of the article is…

    Lakers From The Outside, the Kobe issue.

    It talks about how the rebuild is on hold till Kobe leaves. MERCY!!

  • OMG!! I just read an ESPN article on Kobe that would make his haters skin crawl. WOW. They went in on Kobe like it was 2004.

    The name of the article is…

    Lakers From The Outside, the Kobe issue.

    It talks about how the rebuild is on hold till Kobe leaves. MERCY!!

  • Those motherfuckers so dumb how would the mentality of these players be without kobe putting his championship mark. There is no rebuild without atleast 1 year of mamba boot camp, how to be a professional, on and off the court, how to be a champ, …. who tf gonna influence the rebuild Byron Scott? Swaggy?
    so they just want click bait on use of the word/name KOBE.
    Perfect situation to be in under the tutelage of Kb24

  • Those motherfuckers so dumb how would the mentality of these players be without kobe putting his championship mark. There is no rebuild without atleast 1 year of mamba boot camp, how to be a professional, on and off the court, how to be a champ, …. who tf gonna influence the rebuild Byron Scott? Swaggy?
    so they just want click bait on use of the word/name KOBE.
    Perfect situation to be in under the tutelage of Kb24

  • Are you a Lakers fan, or do you just want to criticize?

    I watched the game looking for positives.
    Obviously, you watched looking for anything to bitch about.

  • Are you a Lakers fan, or do you just want to criticize?

    I watched the game looking for positives.
    Obviously, you watched looking for anything to bitch about.

    And you say that you are a Lakers fan…..
    – I’m confused.

  • Since the three major injuries at this stage of his career, Kobe has been ranked 25th, 40th and now 93rd. Those ranking don’t mean nothing because KOBE BRYANT WILL ALWAYS BE THE BEST PLAYER IN THE WORLD.

  • The thing you don’t realize is that having Kobe on your team generates about $90M in revenue.

    So would you spend $25M to make $90M?
    – And technically, from a business standpoint, Kobe’s being underpaid.

  • Since the three major injuries at this stage of his career, Kobe has been ranked 25th, 40th and now 93rd. Those ranking don’t mean nothing because KOBE BRYANT WILL ALWAYS BE THE BEST PLAYER IN THE WORLD.

  • The thing you don’t realize is that having Kobe on your team generates about $90M in revenue.

    So would you spend $25M to make $90M?
    – And technically, from a business standpoint, Kobe’s being underpaid.

  • It’s sad how the media hates on Superstars in their fleeting moments.

    But, having said that, Kobe got paid $25M to be the face of the team and keep it relevant. And in this case, “keeping it relevant” means being a lightening rod for the media and finding a new reason to be in the news day-after-day.

    Funny enough, I’m not sure Kobe really cares.

  • Kobe won enough (and earned enough) to become the villian.

    – his “killer” attitude didn’t help much either.

  • It’s sad how the media hates on Superstars in their fleeting moments.

    But, having said that, Kobe got paid $25M to be the face of the team and keep it relevant. And in this case, “keeping it relevant” means being a lightening rod for the media and finding a new reason to be in the news day-after-day.

    Funny enough, I’m not sure Kobe really cares.

  • Kobe won enough (and earned enough) to become the villian.

    – his “killer” attitude didn’t help much either.

  • If you think that Kobe won’t be a defensive focus for another team you obviously didn’t watch him play last night.

    Kobe was UBER efficient and quite lethal in his new SF position.

  • If you think that Kobe won’t be a defensive focus for another team you obviously didn’t watch him play last night.

    Kobe was UBER efficient and quite lethal in his new SF position.

  • Big fucking deal, that’s just making rich people richer, while the fan still has to pay ridiculous ticket prices for a product that ain’t all that.

  • Big fucking deal, that’s just making rich people richer, while the fan still has to pay ridiculous ticket prices for a product that ain’t all that.

  • Put “Kobe” in any headline and get 100K hits.

    ESPN is just pandering for Clickbait.

  • Put “Kobe” in any headline and get 100K hits.

    ESPN is just pandering for Clickbait.

  • I read the same….
    And I thought it had a clear agenda against Kobe.

    It was titled, “about the Lakers rebuild” and then it only talked about Kobe… and somehow compared him to his ability 5 years ago.

    – Half the world are Lakers fans, the other half are Lakers Haters…. Write an article dissing the lakers and get half the world as readers. (Which is more than Milwaukee, Phoenix, New Orleans, Minnesota, etc….)

  • I read the same….
    And I thought it had a clear agenda against Kobe.

    It was titled, “about the Lakers rebuild” and then it only talked about Kobe… and somehow compared him to his ability 5 years ago.

    – Half the world are Lakers fans, the other half are Lakers Haters…. Write an article dissing the lakers and get half the world as readers. (Which is more than Milwaukee, Phoenix, New Orleans, Minnesota, etc….)

  • I think you put him in the top 30 and create controversy the other way…..

    You give respect where it’s due and let the haters come to refute it.

  • I think you put him in the top 30 and create controversy the other way…..

    You give respect where it’s due and let the haters come to refute it.

  • ESPN knows Kobe is much, much better than this. This is just a pathetic attention and click ploy by ESPN and it’s website at best. How many players can hit, or would even dare take corner threes with the kind of defensive pressure like the three Kobe hit in the Jazz game this morning? Maybe 10 or so. How many players can throw the kind of sick baseline pass like Kobe had in the Jazz game? Maybe 25. How many players have the baseline pass and can hit those deep shots under that kind of defensive pressure? That’s getting into rare territory. And if you want to talk about playing the game with the finesse, and who stands where in that category, Kobe, Magic and MJ are at the top of the pack and it isn’t even an argument.

  • ESPN knows Kobe is much, much better than this. This is just a pathetic attention and click ploy by ESPN and it’s website at best. How many players can hit, or would even dare take corner threes with the kind of defensive pressure like the three Kobe hit in the Jazz game this morning? Maybe 10 or so. How many players can throw the kind of sick baseline pass like Kobe had in the Jazz game? Maybe 25. How many players have the baseline pass and can hit those deep shots under that kind of defensive pressure? That’s getting into rare territory. And if you want to talk about playing the game with finesse, and who stands where in that category among current players, Kobe is at the top of the pack and it isn’t even an argument.

  • Yea Laker fans would rather watch Jabari Brown instead…
    *sarcasm* -_____-

  • This post right here indicate to me you’re either ignoring the main point of my post or you just don’t get it; it’s quite easy to comprehend.

    Who said there won’t be a defensive focus on him just NOT the PRIMARY FOCUS. Know the difference or don’t put words in where i didn’t say it.

  • This post right here indicate to me you’re either ignoring the main point of my post or you just don’t get it; it’s quite easy to comprehend.

    Who said there won’t be a defensive focus on him just NOT the PRIMARY FOCUS. Know the difference or don’t put words in where i didn’t say it.

  • Hahaha good one bro!
    Bucks and championship lmao , Lew Alcindor changed his name to Kareem abdul Jabar and became a laker goat! No rings for u Thirdeyeass hahaha

  • Hahaha good one bro!
    Bucks and championship lmao , Lew Alcindor changed his name to Kareem abdul Jabar and became a laker goat! No rings for u Thirdeyeass hahaha

  • Greg Monroe put y’all in finals???
    Lebron James , Derrick rose, and D.wade handle our lightweight!

  • Greg Monroe put y’all in finals???
    Lebron James , Derrick rose, and D.wade handle our lightweight!
    #RealThirdEyeASs

  • Gon and get up outta here chump!
    Obviously your interested in the Lakers news, you’re intrigued u wanna keep your bandwagon hand in Lakers lore but since we’re rebuilding you wanna talk shit, i bet your a warriors fan too hahaha beat it ! Talk all this shit but undercover fap to the lakeshow

  • Gon and get up outta here chump!
    Obviously your interested in the Lakers news, you’re intrigued u wanna keep your bandwagon hand in Lakers lore but since we’re rebuilding you wanna talk shit, i bet your a warriors fan too hahaha beat it ! Talk all this shit but undercover fap to the lakeshow

  • “He had the best 19th season in NBA history”

    Kobe fanboys – how to change worst season in NBA history to best. Facepalm
    He’s hated because of trolls like you who licks his ass and don’t see facts. You can cry, but facts are OBVIOUS!

  • “He had the best 19th season in NBA history”

    Kobe fanboys – how to change worst season in NBA history to best. Facepalm
    He’s hated because of trolls like you who licks his ass and don’t see facts. You can cry, but facts are OBVIOUS!

  • His defense was worst in the league. Stats proves it, you can cry and figure out your own as always, can’t change facts

  • His defense was worst in the league. Stats proves it, you can cry and figure out your own as always, can’t change facts

  • Of course not. They overrate him always – 25, 40, 93. He’s been out of top 100 for the last 3 years

  • Of course not. They overrate him always – 25, 40, 93. He’s been out of top 100 for the last 3 years

  • No stats proves he was top worst in the league. Not even top 400 in defensive +-. ROFL !

  • No stats proves he was top worst in the league. Not even top 400 in defensive +-. ROFL !

  • Thanks J Taylor !

    Much appreciated. We have to keep greatness in the right perspective otherwise it won’t be encouraged. Typically those who envy it go out of their way to get it twisted. Instead of acknowledging and celebrating it.

    Go Lakers !

    Paytc

  • Thanks J Taylor !

    Much appreciated. We have to keep greatness in the right perspective otherwise it won’t be encouraged. Typically those who envy it go out of their way to get it twisted. Instead of acknowledging and celebrating it.

    I would never tell someone to stop dancing just because I can’t. But then I’m as far from a great player hater as you can get.

    Go Lakers !

    Paytc

  • You are another idiot who doesnt belong on here with your ignorant facts

  • You are another idiot who doesnt belong on here with your ignorant facts

  • Another hating ass idiot who need to be waivwd from this site, along with your girl rofl

  • Another hating ass idiot who need to be waivwd from this site, along with your girl rofl

  • Anything with the title ESPN says/ranks/thinks/etc is automatic click bait and therefore useless. The entire channel, 95% of which consists of never was/wannabe’s who don’t know what the hell they’re talking about, is useless to sports as they’re really not about the various sports they cover and everything to do with getting the brand of ESPN attention and putting themselves over on the backs of the sports and players they cover.

  • Anything with the title ESPN says/ranks/thinks/etc is automatic click bait and therefore useless. The entire channel, 95% of which consists of never was/wannabe’s who don’t know what the hell they’re talking about, is useless to sports as they’re really not about the various sports they cover and everything to do with getting the brand of ESPN attention and putting themselves over on the backs of the sports and players they cover.

  • Getting emotional over a man you won’t ever personally know? #Bitchassness

  • Getting emotional over a man you won’t ever personally know? #Bitchassness

  • Meleke lewis thanks !

    They can hate but it will never erase great. They can’t deny Kobe keeps doing more with less and against the most hate and less support from the league, many owners, and Laker hating media

    Go Lakers !

    Paytc

  • Meleke lewis thanks !

    They can hate but it will never erase great. They can’t deny Kobe keeps doing more with less and against the most hate and less support from the league, many owners, and Laker hating media

    Go Lakers !

    Paytc

  • Dude, I’ve been a loyal fan of the Lakers probably years bebbeeore you were born. For some kids to tell me I don’t belong on a blog site called Lakers Nation is almost amusing to me. Anybody to stick up for Kobe as hard as you all do, must be a die hard laker fan to. So I will forgive you, but please stop telling me I don’t belong here. I lived on Manchester before your daddy had his first hard on!

  • Dude, I’ve been a loyal fan of the Lakers probably years bebbeeore you were born. For some kids to tell me I don’t belong on a blog site called Lakers Nation is almost amusing to me. Anybody to stick up for Kobe as hard as you all do, must be a die hard laker fan to. So I will forgive you, but please stop telling me I don’t belong here. I lived on Manchester before your daddy had his first hard on!

  • We must be in for one hell of a season if there’s 92 players better than Kobe Bryant!!! UNREAL!!! SMH!!

  • We must be in for one hell of a season if there’s 92 players better than Kobe Bryant!!! UNREAL!!! SMH!!

  • I think that if Andrew Bynum is healthy lakers should give him a shot.
    Hibbert/ Bynum/ Upshaw

    Use Black as a trade chip.

  • I think that if Andrew Bynum is healthy lakers should give him a shot.
    Hibbert/ Bynum/ Upshaw

    Use Black as a trade chip for Terrence Ross or James Ennis.

  • I’ve always liked Bynum. He would add significant problems to opposing teams if he were healthy and a Laker. I don’t think his heart was in to playing anywhere else besides Los Angeles. And I think he probably has a few good years left. He’s only 27 or just turned 28. And although the media made him out as a bad guy I think he just didn’t handle winning back to back championships and becoming an all star very well.

    I would love to have Bynum because he plays with heart and is a solid big man. Which are not easy to find in the NBA

    Paytc

  • I’ve always liked Bynum. He would add significant problems to opposing teams if he were healthy and a Laker. I don’t think his heart was in to playing anywhere else besides Los Angeles. And I think he probably has a few good years left. He’s only 27 or just turned 28. And although the media made him out as a bad guy I think he just didn’t handle winning back to back championships and becoming an all star very well.

    I would love to have Bynum because he plays with heart and is a solid big man. Which are not easy to find in the NBA

    Paytc

  • Lakers are about winning championships. But the Lakers have always waited for the right opportunity to make a run. There is no need to get rid of an all-time great at this time. There is no open window to exploit with so many other teams who are built to win.

  • Lakers are about winning championships. But the Lakers have always waited for the right opportunity to make a run. There is no need to get rid of an all-time great at this time. There is no open window to exploit with so many other teams who are built to win.

  • His knees can’t handle it. I liked Bynum but his knees weren’t up to task.

  • His knees can’t handle it. I liked Bynum but his knees weren’t up to task.

  • the 93rd best player will sell out arenas and get chants and make the all-star team

  • the 93rd best player will sell out arenas and get chants and make the all-star team. Might even drop 30 points every now and then

  • I’m not so sold on that being the truth. Of course it could be the case. But my view point on the whole Bynum and break up the best team in basketball too soon was opposite to the media reports.

    I think Bynum was made out to be un coachable after getting too big headed with so much success in Hollywood so soon. Bynum was a back to back NBA champion and all star at 23 years old.

    You may recall the media making a big deal when Bynum would pull up and take a 3 pointer. But it was ok for Pau Gasol to shoot the same shot?

    I personally think Phil Jackson’s ego and predictability got the Lakers swept by the Mav’s and someone got the wise idea to break up the best team in basketball because Jackson was out coached.

    The 3 head monster of Gasol, Bynum, and Odom could and should have won about 3 more championships. But Phil Jackson leaves an easy blue print on how to defeat them by never actively coaching during the game. And never changing what he likes to do. Phil likes to let his players play through problems instead of calling a time out. He also benches his best player(s) to start every 4th quarter. Those and a few other predictabilities made the Lakers easy film study and game preparation IMO.

    And Bynum never took his heart to play anywhere outside of LA. Because that is where his heart remains IMO.

    Paytc

  • I’m not so sold on that being the truth. Of course it could be the case. But my view point on the whole Bynum and break up the best team in basketball too soon was opposite to the media reports.

    I think Bynum was made out to be un coachable after getting too big headed with so much success in Hollywood so soon. Bynum was a back to back NBA champion and all star at 23 years old.

    You may recall the media making a big deal when Bynum would pull up and take a 3 pointer. But it was ok for Pau Gasol to shoot the same shot?

    I personally think Phil Jackson’s ego and predictability got the Lakers swept by the Mav’s and someone got the wise idea to break up the best team in basketball because Jackson was out coached.

    The 3 head monster of Gasol, Bynum, and Odom could and should have won about 3 more championships. But Phil Jackson leaves an easy blue print on how to defeat them by never actively coaching during the game. And never changing what he likes to do. Phil likes to let his players play through problems instead of calling a time out. He also benches his best player(s) to start every 4th quarter. Those and a few other predictabilities made the Lakers easy film study and game preparation IMO.

    And Bynum never took his heart to play anywhere outside of LA. Because that is where his heart remains IMO.

    Paytc

  • And have the best 19th, 20th, 21st and 22nd season in NBA history. Despite having the NBA, several owners, and much of the main stream media stacked against him.

    Against the odds and well wishes of the hateful who oppose what he is able to do simply because they don’t like him for whatever personal reasons they choose to use.

    I wrote my book (s) because there needs to be an opposing voice to balance the B.S. that is written and recorded into history by many in the main stream media.

    Go Lakers !

    Paytc

  • And have the best 19th, 20th, 21st and 22nd season in NBA history. Despite having the NBA, several owners, and much of the main stream media stacked against him.

    Against the odds and well wishes of the hateful who oppose what he is able to do simply because they don’t like him for whatever personal reasons they choose to use.

    I wrote my book (s) because there needs to be an opposing voice to balance the B.S. that is written and recorded into history by many in the main stream media.

    Go Lakers !

    Paytc

  • Unfortunately that puts Steven A. Smith’s job in jeopardy.

    Many who speak out against those who run and control the airwaves are short lived. I take my hat off to anyone who has the courage to do and say what is right regardless.

    Paytc

  • Unfortunately that puts Steven A. Smith’s job in jeopardy.

    Many who speak out against those who run and control the airwaves are short lived. I take my hat off to anyone who has the courage to do and say what is right regardless.
    And I encourage those who hear things that are obviously hate based or bias lies used for some one else’s personal gain to turn the channel.
    Tune in to a more credible source. They are free to sell B.S. for profit, but you don’t have to buy it.

    Paytc

  • Stephen A. always has the Mamba’s back, as well as Jemele Hill, others on ESPN are just a part of the “we hate Kobe and the Lakers” team

  • Stephen A. always has the Mamba’s back, as well as Jemele Hill, others on ESPN are just a part of the “we hate Kobe and the Lakers” team

  • J Taylor,

    I wouldn’t be surprised if this guy is also one of the hating troll clones right here on Laker nation. Who’s ass you, I, and so many others be kicking often, because they can’t back up any of their hateful claims.

    Paytc

  • J Taylor,

    I wouldn’t be surprised if this guy is also one of the hating troll clones right here on Laker nation. Who’s ass you, I, and so many others be kicking often, because they can’t back up any of their hateful claims.

    Paytc

  • I think Bynum has more of a P.R. problem and public image problem than a physical one IMO. And if a team rolled the dice (particularly the Lakers ) they might be handsomely rewarded the benefit of a confident back to back 7 foot big man. One who grabs offensive and defensive rebounds, blocks shots, protects the rim, capable of scoring inside and out, and knocks down foul shots, all at home or on the road.

    Paytc

  • I think Bynum has more of a P.R. problem and public image problem than a physical one IMO. And if a team rolled the dice (particularly the Lakers ) they might be handsomely rewarded the benefit of a confident back to back 7 foot big man. One who grabs offensive and defensive rebounds, blocks shots, protects the rim, capable of scoring inside and out, and knocks down foul shots, all at home or on the road.

    Bynum the all star was perhaps the most complete big/ seven footer in the league. A confident, skilled and championship experienced big.

    Tim Duncan may be the only other player that comes to mind. But Bynum was a bit younger.

    Paytc

  • Stop listening to the media. Like I said last year, a lot of these “so called sources” are either fake or rumors. Remember last year Henry Abbott said the Lakers couldn’t get Paul George because of Kobe. Well Paul George’s favorite player growing up was Kobe and PG was on a restricted rookie scaled contract and the only way to get the most amount of dollars was to resign.

    Also, a lot of what was said in that article was somehow Kobe was hindering the growth, yet you have a guy Julius Randle who said “we hope to give Kobe a reason to come back” and D’angelo Russell who seems to soak in as much from Kobe as possible, as well as Jordan Clarkson.

    To also prove my case, Chris Broussard (ESPN) aka “Mr. Sources” claimed to state that Tristan Thompson was close to signing a deal with the Cavs yet as it turned out to be FALSE. Stephen A. Smith said the Lakers was KD’s primary source, KD the next day said Stephen A. was lying. And in the summer, Chris Broussard claimed Mark Cuban was driving around Dallas to find Deandre, Mark Cuban then accused Broussard of being FALSE. Don’t believe everything you read or hear, unless it’s coming from the direct people or group of people. The media lives off of stories that will get oohhs and ahhhs, not stories such as Randle, Russell, and Clarkson praising having Kobe around, remember that

  • Stop listening to the media. Like I said last year, a lot of these “so called sources” are either fake or rumors. Remember last year Henry Abbott said the Lakers couldn’t get Paul George because of Kobe. Well Paul George’s favorite player growing up was Kobe and PG was on a restricted rookie scaled contract and the only way to get the most amount of dollars was to resign.

    Also, a lot of what was said in that article was somehow Kobe was hindering the growth, yet you have a guy Julius Randle who said “we hope to give Kobe a reason to come back” and D’angelo Russell who seems to soak in as much from Kobe as possible, as well as Jordan Clarkson.

    To also prove my case, Chris Broussard (ESPN) aka “Mr. Sources” claimed to state that Tristan Thompson was close to signing a deal with the Cavs yet as it turned out to be FALSE. Stephen A. Smith said the Lakers was KD’s primary source, KD the next day said Stephen A. was lying. And in the summer, Chris Broussard claimed Mark Cuban was driving around Dallas to find Deandre, Mark Cuban then accused Broussard of being FALSE. Don’t believe everything you read or hear, unless it’s coming from the direct people or group of people. The media lives off of stories that will get oohhs and ahhhs, not stories such as Randle, Russell, and Clarkson praising having Kobe around, remember that

  • That or Lakernation thinks it is good for controversy, to stir up babble filled nonsense, just to justify selling ad space?

    Not sure, but nonsense is primarily getting ignored by me regardless.

    Paytc

  • That or Lakernation thinks it is good for controversy? Perhaps they want to stir up babble filled nonsense just to help sell ad space?

    Not sure….. but the hate and the nonsense is primarily getting ignored by me regardless.

    Go Lakers !

    Paytc

  • Hahahaha so many delusional retarded laker fanboys on this site, if your rapist fornicator read the comments in here he’d be launching so hard coz u nerds keep defending him when he doesn’t know any of you or give a damn for that matter 😀

  • Hahahaha so many delusional retarded laker fanboys on this site, if your rapist fornicator read the comments in here he’d be launching so hard coz u nerds keep defending him when he doesn’t know any of you or give a damn for that matter 😀

  • First thing; i’ll listen to what I want to. Next, where did I condone the media as legit on this article?

  • First thing; i’ll listen to what I want to. Next, where did I condone the media as legit on this article?

  • Kobe didn’t look like #93 in preseason game #2. This man is still special. Think about what he can do If given time to get his rhythm back, and 30 mins (instead of the 12, 21 mins we’ve seen)

  • Kobe didn’t look like #93 in preseason game #2. This man is still special. Think about what he can do If given time to get his rhythm back, and 30 mins (instead of the 12, 21 mins we’ve seen)

  • I know that what is going on with the Laker FO does not make much sense. Most of the time when something does not make sense, think of money.

    The Lakers have that big money contract with Time Warner. The thing most fans do not know is that the amount of money earned by the Lakers depends on TV ratings. People will tune in just to watch Kobrick. Even though this causes the Lakers to lose, the FO wants the income. With Kobrick’s 25M/yr. the Lakers could get 3 really good players that could actually play NBA basketball. Think about it. If you replaced Kobrick with 3 really good players, the Lakers could suddenly become a competitive team then the money would follow.

    Jim Buss can’t do anything about this since Jeanie Buss was responsible for giving Kobrick the bucks. She did this for purely income reasons (business) without regard for building a competitive team. The sad part of this is that Jim Buss gets the blame and Jeanie gets to keep her job. Does this sound familiar in normal corporate life. No superstar will play for the Lakers until Kobrick is completely gone. This is the sad truth of what the Lakers have become without Dr. Buss. My feeling is that if the Lakers dump Kobrick and become competitive, they will return to the championships faster that you would believe and the money will follow

  • I know that what is going on with the Laker FO does not make much sense. Most of the time when something does not make sense, think of money.

    The Lakers have that big money contract with Time Warner. The thing most fans do not know is that the amount of money earned by the Lakers depends on TV ratings. People will tune in just to watch Kobrick. Even though this causes the Lakers to lose, the FO wants the income. With Kobrick’s 25M/yr. the Lakers could get 3 really good players that could actually play NBA basketball. Think about it. If you replaced Kobrick with 3 really good players, the Lakers could suddenly become a competitive team then the money would follow.

    Jim Buss can’t do anything about this since Jeanie Buss was responsible for giving Kobrick the bucks. She did this for purely income reasons (business) without regard for building a competitive team. The sad part of this is that Jim Buss gets the blame and Jeanie gets to keep her job. Does this sound familiar in normal corporate life. No superstar will play for the Lakers until Kobrick is completely gone. This is the sad truth of what the Lakers have become without Dr. Buss. My feeling is that if the Lakers dump Kobrick and become competitive, they will return to the championships faster that you would believe and the money will follow

  • You haven’t presented stats, you’re just an angry troll. Did Kobe rape your mom too?

  • You haven’t presented stats, you’re just an angry troll. Did Kobe rape your mom too?

  • This is the funniest story ever. They should not leave their computers to their children at home.

  • This is the funniest story ever. They should not leave their computers to their children at home.

  • The game is gonna miss Kobe when he decides to hang it up in the next 3-5 years or so. And revenue will be down for lots of people.

    Paytc

  • The game is gonna miss Kobe when he decides to hang it up in the next 3-5 years or so. And revenue will be down for lots of people.

    Paytc

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