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Old 03-29-2007, 07:29 PM   #16
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Default Re: Has T Mac surpassed Kobe defensively?

Originally Posted by raiderfan19
kobe gets whored on an almost nightly basis defensively. tmac was ALWAYS better defensively.

TMac has always been a better defender. They're both lackluster on that side of the ball. Kobe only stepped/steps it up against big names when the spotlight was on trying to convince everyone he was great at D and the better player. He always particularly did this with McGrady. Stepped it up trying to convince people he was better. Had to hear about his fire for years.

I remember for years that people said McGrady having to carry Orlando wasn't a valid excuse for not playing good D... but now it's ok for Kobe to use that reason. Hilarious.
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