Originally Posted by NugzHeat3
Get real man.
I like AI a hell of a lot more than Kobe but AI's team is clearly better.
They're both putrid offensively but AI's team is full of good defenders and scrappy role players.
Put Kobe on that team and you're still getting to the finals.
Good post. In addiction, people seriously need to start considering the conference strength. Not all runs to the finals are equal.
The eastern conference has been the leastern conference from the time MJ retired till about 2007-08 season with the formation of the Boston Celtics. There's a reason why LeBron's 2007 Cavs made it to the finals and 08, 09 and 10 Cavs didn't even sniff near it.. and no it isn't because the Cavs roster got worse, it got infinitely better.. as did James.
I find it odd how people seem to overlook this glaring factor.