Originally Posted by Segatti
Actually watching the games >>>> stats
watch the games then...
- Kobe is assigned roaming duties because he's one of the smartest defensive players in the NBA.
- For those who are saying Kobe is a bad defender, you aren't watching the entire time. One or two slips, the one time he doesn't close out and he gives up a three...and suddenly, you're set.
- If Kobe played anywhere near as bad as the haterz say.... Lakers would most definitely not be top ten in defense this season (as they are right now), and Kobe wouldn't be putting up those standout defensive numbers that are quite hard to argue against.