Kobe Bryant: Too Old, Too Hurt, Too Good

Written by: Ryan Regan

Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant (R) shoots over Sacramento Kings' Luther Head (L) during the second half of their NBA basketball game in Sacramento, California November 3, 2010. REUTERS/Max Whittaker (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT BASKETBALL)

Okay, this is the year. For real this time.

I mean, he’s 32 years old, going into his 15th season in the NBA with 5 championship rings in 7 Finals appearances. That’s 1,219 games for you keep track at home and that’s not including the nice chunk of gold he won with the Olympic team in Beijing. Dude’s got some major mileage.

Kobe Bryant is old. He’s tired. He’s too banged up. He definitely doesn’t have that same lift. He’s slower. This will be the year he falls off. Sure, he hasn’t averaged less than 26.8 points since 2004. But, it just has to happen. With possibly the most talented and deepest team he has ever played for, Kobe has to take a backseat and assume a more opportunistic role, right?

This will be the year Kobe passes the torch (if he hasn’t already). Forget his back-to-back championships. Don’t pay attention to his consistent 27, 5 & 5 seasons. Ignore his unmatched workout regimen. Because all of a sudden, the NBA is a league of drama complete with hour-long egotistical productions and marketing objectives. And all Kobe wants to do is win. All Kobe does is win.

Next: Making His Own Luck

I just want to tell you that I am just new to blogs and honestly loved you’re blog site. Almost certainly I’m going to bookmark your site . You absolutely have wonderful well written articles. Thanks a lot for sharing your web-site.

  • I really got into this article. I found it to be interesting and loaded with unique points of interest. I like to read material that makes me think. Thank you for writing this great content.

  • I uncovered your blog site on google and inspect a few of your early messages. Remain to maintain the very good run. I just extra up your RSS feed to my MSN Information Visitor. Looking for forward to learning more from you later!?

  • Can I just say what an alleviation to discover somebody that actually understands what theyre speaking about online. You certainly understand just how to bring an issue to light and also make it crucial. More people need to read this and also comprehend this side of the story. I angle think youre not a lot more prominent because you absolutely have the gift.

  • The following time I review a blog site, I really hope that it does not disappoint me as high as this. I mean, I know it was my option to check out, yet I in fact believed youd have something intriguing to state. All I listen to is a bunch of whimpering concerning something that you could take care of if you werent too active trying to find attention.

  • An impressive share, I just offered this onto a colleague that was doing a little evaluation on this. And also he as a matter of fact got me breakfast since I found it for him. smile. So let me rephrase that: Thnx for the treat! However yeah Thnkx for investing the moment to discuss this, I really feel highly regarding it as well as love finding out more on this topic. Ideally, as you come to be experience, would certainly you mind updating your blog site with more details? It is highly useful for me. Large thumb up for this blog post!

  • You made some good factors there. I looked on the internet for the problem as well as located most people will support with your internet site.

  • The following time I review a blog, I wish that it does not dissatisfy me as long as this. I mean, I recognize it was my option to review, however I in fact believed youd have something interesting to state. All I listen to is a lot of grumbling regarding something that you could take care of if you werent also hectic seeking attention.

  • There are some fascinating moments in this write-up yet I don?t know if I see all of them center to heart. There is some validity yet I will hold point of view until I check out it better. Excellent post, many thanks and also we desire a lot more! Included in FeedBurner also

  • After research study a few of the post on your web site currently, and I absolutely like your method of blog writing. I bookmarked it to my bookmark web site listing as well as will certainly be inspecting back soon. Pls look into my internet site as well as well as let me understand what you assume.

  • You made some respectable points there. I searched the web for the concern and also found most individuals will certainly support with your website.

  • There are definitely a great deal of details like that to take into consideration. That is a great indicate bring up. I supply the thoughts over as general inspiration yet clearly there are concerns like the one you raise where one of the most crucial point will be working in straightforward good faith. I don?t understand if ideal techniques have actually arised around points like that, however I make sure that your job is clearly determined as a level playing field. Both kids and girls feel the effect of simply a moment?s enjoyment, for the remainder of their lives.

  • I uncovered your blog site on google and also inspect a few of your very early messages. Remain to keep up the very good run. I simply added up your RSS feed to my MSN News Visitor. Seeking onward to reading more from you later!?

  • Hello to every one, for the reason that I am really eager of reading this website’s post to be updated daily. It contains good stuff.

  • Can I just state what a relief to discover a person that actually recognizes what theyre discussing online. You definitely know exactly how to bring a concern to light and make it essential. Even more individuals require to read this and recognize this side of the tale. I angle think youre not more prominent because you absolutely have the gift.

  • There are some interesting points in time in this short article yet I don?t understand if I see all of them center to heart. There is some validity however I will hold point of view up until I check into it additionally. Good article, thanks and we desire extra! Contributed to FeedBurner as well

  • Hey there! I just would love to offer a massive thumbs up for the excellent details you have below on this message. I will certainly be returning to your blog for even more soon.

  • Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published.