Originally Posted by Younggrease
I remember Kobe shutting down a bunch of stars last year. I think he deserved it last year. If you needed someone to shut am opposing 2 guard down, Kobe would have been my #1 choice.
When, who, where...i must have been in a coma.
If anything i think that was the start of his lousy defensive play because he focused on scoring/shouldering that load so much. Played defense when he felt like it or when he thought it was time too.