The Lakers wanted to go to Kobe Bryant late... as always. So when Metta World Peace made a better play that resulted in a Steve Blake miss, Kobe's reputation became more important than smart improvisation. It's not a good look.
Normally, the Kobe Bryant clutch argument doesn't much intrigue me. An element of "clutchness" is possessing the confidence to fail rather than actually succeeding, and people tend to make too much out of that element.
The Los Angeles Lakers have been playing better basketball ever since Kobe Bryant switched things up and became more of a facilitator in the offense. For most of the season, Bryant was leading the league in scoring, but he was also ... Read Post
Following the fallout from his tweeting during game 1, Kobe Bryant has vowed not to tweet anymore during the playoffs because it became a distraction. It will be interesting to see if Kobe is still as cool with Mike D’Antoni after c... Read Post