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Old 08-22-2012, 05:30 PM   #16
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Default Re: Kobe fans (and haters). #8 or #24?

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24 and they should not retire both #s

Why shouldn't they retire both? Number 8 was just as legendary as 24. All the crazy scoring feats happened under 8.
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Old 08-22-2012, 05:34 PM   #17
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Default Re: Kobe fans (and haters). #8 or #24?

#24 is a better jersey. More aesthetic.
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Old 08-22-2012, 05:34 PM   #18
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Why shouldn't they retire both? Number 8 was just as legendary as 24. All the crazy scoring feats happened under 8.
Because they'll eventually run out of numbers. It'd also be unprecedented.
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Old 08-22-2012, 05:38 PM   #19
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Why shouldn't they retire both? Number 8 was just as legendary as 24. All the crazy scoring feats happened under 8.
Because why does Kobe deserve to have that honor? I would not mind a special Jersey that featured both numbers but the same name should not hang from the rafters twice. It's an insult to the other names hanging beside it.
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Old 08-22-2012, 05:56 PM   #20
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Default Re: Kobe fans (and haters). #8 or #24?

I say retire 24...2 titles and Finals MVP's so far with that number.
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Old 08-22-2012, 05:56 PM   #21
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Default Re: Kobe fans (and haters). #8 or #24?




i suggest they do something like this...


hang it up with a small 8 at the bottom right
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Old 08-22-2012, 06:00 PM   #22
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i suggest they do something like this...


hang it up with a small 8 at the bottom right


That's pretty good

I suspect that Kobe will play longer that he says.....or sit a year and come back.
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Old 08-22-2012, 06:05 PM   #23
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Default Re: Kobe fans (and haters). #8 or #24?

one jersey, two numbers.
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Old 08-22-2012, 06:11 PM   #24
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Default Re: Kobe fans (and haters). #8 or #24?

#8 Present Kobe sucks
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Old 08-22-2012, 06:12 PM   #25
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Old 08-22-2012, 06:25 PM   #26
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Default Re: Kobe fans (and haters). #8 or #24?

Kobe will always be #8 with the Fro to me.
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Because why does Kobe deserve to have that honor? I would not mind a special Jersey that featured both numbers but the same name should not hang from the rafters twice. It's an insult to the other names hanging beside it.

Why DOESN"T he deserve that honor though? I don't see how it's an insult, when he's spent his entire 16 year career playing for that franchise. He has broken or holds nearly every laker record possible for him to have. Literally would be here all day posting them. not to mention all he's done for the franchise from a marketing standpoint, clearly continued to help expand the global popularity of the lakers.

I'm not saying i think he should have both jerseys retired, but to act like that's a completely ridiculous idea is a bit ridiculous don't ya think?
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Default Re: Kobe fans (and haters). #8 or #24?

They will retire both numbers no doubt about it.


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they should retire the name kobe from birth registry
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