Vasashi17 wrote:I had to change the title cause I was getting it confused with the Mike Brown thread.
Also, the OP is entitled to his opinion. I'm respectfully asking that members refrain from attacking the OP...but by all means destroy the material in his post. Sorry, but I have to disagree completely with the idea that Kobe is to blame. We know this guy wants a 6th ring. He doesn't care about the offense catering to him or being the man...he wants the ring.
One thing I will say is that Pau really looks "broken" out there. Great great dude, but he reminds me of a another very talented big man that slowed waaaaay down at the end of his career...Arvydas Sabonis.
Artest has his moments, but the ball sticks way too much when it gets to him and the only person I want to see that happen with are Kobe, Nash, Dwight and ironically Pau.
Aside from a Brown departure, I could see Pau and Artest being put on the block. But first, I would like to see what another coach could do with this veteran team first.
This post has so much knowledge.
1. Kobe is averaging 16.8 shots a game, and getting 27.2 points out of it, compared to his 23 shots per game last year. If that doesn't sound like a man willing to play team ball to you, I don't know whats wrong with your brain.
2. Kobe wanted to implement the princeton because he wanted the ball to be SHARED. He had one of the highest usage rates last year. If he was happy with hogging the ball, WHY IN THE WORLD would he promote a system that takes that away?
3. Kobe promoted the princeton BEFORE steve nash came. NOT after. And when Eddie Jordan was hired because of that, there was no way of going back.
4. This thread is just idiotic in every way possible. Surprised its not deleted, or locked, or something.