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Old 02-12-2009, 02:46 PM   #76
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Default Re: ESPN: Shaq says Kobe is better than LeBron

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Shaq continues to suck up to Kobe, its getting embarrassing now The man has zero self-respect.

Kobe Fan, for once I agree with you. This azz kissing Kobe needs to stop Shaq. We all know you want Kobe to welcome your old azz back to LA for one last run. Which I think he should do to show respect for you carrying him to 3 rings. That's a whole different thread though. Stop it.
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Old 02-12-2009, 04:19 PM   #77
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Old 02-12-2009, 04:33 PM   #78
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Default Re: ESPN: Shaq says Kobe is better than LeBron

Well Shaq did say T-mac was better than Kobe as well. Now that is true.
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Old 02-12-2009, 05:54 PM   #79
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Well Shaq did say T-mac was better than Kobe as well. Now that is true.

There was a good 3-4 season span where TMac was better.

Tmac was by far the most double teamed perimeter player of his era, and he still put up points.

He had the same skillset that Kobe had, but was taller and more athletic.

However, Kobe had a bigger drive and then Tmac's injuries along with Kobe's improvement separated the two by significant margins.

If Kobe is a 10 (using Shaq's scale) today.

Then Tmac is a 6 when healthy (well.... as healthy as Tmac can be).
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Old 02-12-2009, 06:50 PM   #82
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I don't know why people care so much what Shaq says. People treat his words like gold. In the end, he is kind of just kissing ass.
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Old 02-12-2009, 07:12 PM   #83
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I don't see how this is so funny.

Alot of people used to think so at the time as well. The only people that refuse to believe that they were even close are Kobe stans. And according to most of them, he was the best player since his rookie season and the best of all time since his 3rd.

Fact is, Tmac could do everything Kobe could do, but slightly better.

While facing the most double teams than any perimeter player since MJ.

Why not Kobe?

Well he played with Shaq for most of his career, and the triangle makes it harder for as many doubles and traps as those Tmac received in those seasons.
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Old 02-12-2009, 07:32 PM   #85
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Shaq and his Shaq-nanigans!!! ........... BUT, HE IS RIGHT!!!

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Old 02-12-2009, 08:04 PM   #86
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T-mac has never been better then Kobe. Even in his absolute best seasons he wasn't as good. Only season T-mac has a case over Kobe was 02-03 but even then 02-03 Kobe was arguably better. And you must not watch Laker games. Kobe draws as much defensive attention as any perimeter player in history.

LOL

I watch almost every single Laker game.

Its the local games and all my boys and family members are Laker fans. You wanna know why?

BECAUSE I LIVE IN LOS ANGELES

Now.....

Since I really don't give a *** who is better, since I don't like either. I can honestly say that Tmac WAS better for a good span.

YOU must not have watched many Orlando games during that era. He used to KILL people on a nightly basis, and he DID attract more attention than Kobe has.

Was it because he was so much better? No

The system that he's played in, and the teammates that he's had caused that.

Even when Kobe had bad teammates and didn't play under the triangle, he still didn't draw as much attention. Keywords being "as much" attention.

Either way, so what if Tmac WAS better?

Kobe is easily better than he is, and will have the better career by miles when they both retire.
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Old 02-12-2009, 08:18 PM   #87
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I don't see how this is so funny.

Alot of people used to think so at the time as well. The only people that refuse to believe that they were even close are Kobe stans. And according to most of them, he was the best player since his rookie season and the best of all time since his 3rd.

Fact is, Tmac could do everything Kobe could do, but slightly better.

While facing the most double teams than any perimeter player since MJ.

Why not Kobe?

Well he played with Shaq for most of his career, and the triangle m akes it harder for as many doubles and traps as those Tmac received in those seasons.

Except get out of the First round.
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Old 02-12-2009, 08:46 PM   #88
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Except get out of the First round.

*Uses Kobe stan's excuses*

His teammates sucked
He was just beat by a better team
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