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Old 03-24-2013, 11:39 PM   #45
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Default Re: Kobe Bryant has the 3rd leading PPG all time as a #1 option

Originally Posted by kennethgriffin
so steve nash was the 1st option on those phoenix teams?

the game plan was to stop him.

man just give up

everyone give up

It wasn't always clear with that team. Wasn't as if they were throwing doubles at Nash to take him out of the game. Teams weren't watching tape, thinking about tailoring their defense around stopping Steve Nash. Plenty of times they would try to limit Amare or Marion (earlier). Hard to focus on one player when you had 5 guys who all spread the floor and could score prolifically.

It was clear with the Lakers who opposing defenses were trying to limit.
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