Originally Posted by BlueandGold
Kobe has the supposed "old school" philosophy that if you are dedicated enough you can simply just outwork your opponent. I still believe some of that to be true and I'm only 24. It's a shame players like Kobe, Duncan, KG are the last of a dying breed. These new players are way too concerned with building their image and brand even if it is an already massive one.
Funny thing is that the brand comes after the work is put in. Some don't get that