shakin wrote:So you'd rather he stopped shooting when he was 3-11 or whatever? Hmm... well that would have been nice, wouldn't it? Where exactly are we going to get any offense then?
Sure, he was cold and having problems, but our offense isn't there yet so we have to rely on Kobe a little too much. There are flashes of the triangle flowing together, but right now it's still too early. When push comes to shove, we need Kobe.
You'd rather Kobe be cold and then just not shoot huh? Well, it would have been interesting to see how the Lakers would have gotten out of that jam, wouldn't it. Sure, he needs to make better decisions sometimes but without him, we don't win that game. Without him stepping up, we don't coast to a victory at all. For now, we are going to have to rely on Kobe heavily until we're a team that understands the offense completely and everybody knows their spots.
to stay active on offense and to take 36 shots are 2 different stories homie. Why do people not realize what I´m talking about? Its about principle. Take away the FTs and you see Kobe needed 36 shots to score 30 points. Thats utterly ridiculous. I bet Odom, Mihm, Kwame can do that too. Imagine a team has around 70 possessions on offense Kobe has 36 shots + FTs and his assists. That means at least 40+ of 70 possessions are going untill Kobe either shoots or passes for the shot. That makes him predictable, the Lakers less active and the opponents learn to shut him down more and more. Kobe was talking about how he wants to stay in the flow of the offense but sometimes he just can´t. I like it when he is active takes it to the hole, even if he does it 50 times but I don´t like it if he takes 30+ 20footers.
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