Throughout his NBA career, Kobe Bryant has been regarded as one the most skilled players of all-time. One of the reasons Bryant has been able to achieve all he has is his excellent footwork which allows hime to escape out of difficult situations on a regular basis.
Stronger Team recently compiled video highlights of the best footwork from NBA stars of the present and the past. Kobe is among those showcased in the compilation along with Michael Jordan, Hakeem Olajuwon, Šarūnas Marčiulionis, Manu Ginóbili, Dwyane Wade, Steve Nash, Jamal Crawford, and Yao Ming also made appearances in the three-minute clip.
Bryant considers himself a student of the game and spent plenty of time studying how previous players approached the game. The comparisons to Jordan are apparent as is the valuable lessons Olajuwon taught him when Bryant worked out with the former Houston Rocket.
After under going surgery to repair a torn rotator cuff, Bryant currently eyes a return for the 2015-16 season which would be his 20th with the Lakers.[divide]