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Old 09-23-2007, 03:06 PM   #1
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Default If Kobe's the NBA's best swingman, why isn't he my first choice to lead a team?

I'm sorry, but I've been personally grappling with this question since ISH came out with that poll a couple of months ago.

I mean, if this is indeed the case, shouldn't Kobe be an unanimous choice by everyone to be the #1 swingman to build their team around? Cause if this were true, shouldn't it be JUST as ignorant to say you'd take Wade and LeBron over Kobe as it would be to say you'd take Drexler over Jordan?

Really, when is some sort of accountability going to take place for when people casually annoint one player over the next? Why are you doing it? What qualifications give you the basis to feel the way you do? What true and distinctional seperation exist for one player to be ranked ahead of another?
You see, these are the issues that need to be unequivically answered. And if they can't be clearly answered, then there MUST NOT be a clear choice, only leaving us with the option to say ANY GIVEN CHOICE is in fact debateable.

Pretty much that's all I'm asking of ISH. Make decisions and choices, but be fair in your process.

Thank you.
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Old 09-23-2007, 03:10 PM   #2
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Old 09-23-2007, 03:11 PM   #3
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Default Re: If Kobe's the NBA's best swingman, why isn't he my first choice to lead a team?

He's not a great team leader.
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Old 09-23-2007, 03:12 PM   #4
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Default Re: If Kobe's the NBA's best swingman, why isn't he my first choice to lead a team?

If Kobe isn't the best swingman, why are your threads always have his name in it? Think about it...
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Old 09-23-2007, 03:13 PM   #5
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Something really needs to be done when people come into your thread for the sole purpose of posting nonsense like this.

There is nothing wrong with my thread, and all I ask for is serious responses. If you don't agree with the thread premise, just don't click on it.

It's not that hard to figure out.
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Old 09-23-2007, 03:13 PM   #6
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Default Re: If Kobe's the NBA's best swingman, why isn't he my first choice to lead a team?

Because LeBron is your first choice.
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Old 09-23-2007, 03:13 PM   #7
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I mean, if this is indeed the case, shouldn't Kobe be an unanimous choice by everyone to be the #1 swingman to build their team around?

Because when you talk about a fanbase of several million people they cant be expected to agree on anything.

How often is any belief in sports unanimous? Shaq didnt even get every MVP first place vote in 2000 when he put up 30/14 and led a 67 win team. Plenty of people thought Drexler was the MVP in 92 before the finals.

Not everyone thinks Nash(or Kidd) is the best point. Not everyone thinks Lebron is the best 3. Not everyone thinks Duncan is the best 4.

Thats how the world works. I was once told Steve Francis at his peak was better than Jordan was in 98.


"If a lot of people think ____ is the best why dont I?" just isnt a reasonable question to ask to me.
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Old 09-23-2007, 03:16 PM   #8
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Because when you talk about a fanbase of several million people they cant be expected to agree on anything.

How often is any belief in sports unanimous? Shaq didnt even get every MVP first place vote in 2000 when he put up 30/14 and led a 67 win team. Plenty of people thought Drexler was the MVP in 92 before the finals.

Not everyone thinks Nash(or Kidd) is the best point. Not everyone thinks Lebron is the best 3. Not everyone thinks Duncan is the best 4.

Thats how the world works. I was once told Steve Francis at his peak was better than Jordan was in 98.


"If a lot of people think ____ is the best why dont I?" just isnt a reasonable question to ask to me.
Okay...is consensus too hard to ask for?

Let me ask you...if everything was equal what current swingman would you chose to lead your team?
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Old 09-23-2007, 03:29 PM   #9
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If Kobe's the NBA's best swingman, why isn't he my first choice to lead a team?

He's easily the first choice to lead a team.
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Old 09-23-2007, 03:30 PM   #10
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Because your in love with Lebron?
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Old 09-23-2007, 03:33 PM   #11
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Okay...is consensus too hard to ask for?

Yes....

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Let me ask you...if everything was equal what current swingman would you chose to lead your team?

Eh...dont feel like having that discussion. Couldnt possibly say or hear anything even close to new.
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Old 09-23-2007, 04:18 PM   #12
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Something really needs to be done when people come into your thread for the sole purpose of posting nonsense like this.
Yeah, the thread maker should get the message.
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Old 09-23-2007, 05:14 PM   #13
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because your an idiot?
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because your an idiot?

Please remove the question mark and replace with a "!" instead.
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Old 09-23-2007, 06:15 PM   #15
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Default Re: If Kobe's the NBA's best swingman, why isn't he my first choice to lead a team?

his enlightened niche would to be 2guard and let nash/kidd to lead. Kobe is like uranium, you need a superpower to stablize it.
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