Originally Posted by MMM
I disagree to some extent, Kobe won with freaking Gasol there are a number of other bigs between Shaq and Gasol that he could of won with. However, if Kobe started his career by him self i think there is some truth that he could of ended up as a Iverson/Carter. He would of picked up bad habits in a losing situation that would hinder his ability to win later on with talent. Is higher degree of talent is the verrible that might of been the difference in the comparison with AI/VC
Yep. Especially without the tutelage of PJax, someone who reigned Kobe in.