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    Should LBJ (Best player) and Wade thank KB for their ascending into stardom?

    In the summer of 08 Olympics, both guys played with the "at the time" reigning League MVP Kobe Bryant (who had just come off a Finals loss).

    But seeing how Kobe worked hard in the training room and his game, it made everyone better.

    Bron came back and the 08-09 season was the first actual season where he played top-notch on both ends of the floor consistently (he was lacking the consistent D prior to that). He won his 1st of 4 league MVPs after those Olympics.

    Wade had his best individual season and a resurgence from the previous putrid 15-67 record he led the Heat. Many at that point regarded him as the best SG in the league for putting up 30 ppg on a mediocre squad out East.

    Not to forget that Melo had his best overall season to date where he was able to lead the Nuggets to the WCF and Dwight won the 1st of 3 straight DPOY awards and led Orlando to the finals.

    So should all these guys, especially Bron and Wade, thank Kobe?

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    Get a life.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rhymeratic View Post
    Shoot I'd even put up Glen Rice and Mitch Richmond in their prime at or slightly better than James. Even Glenn Robinson who is a forgotten beast.


    Quote Originally Posted by LoveMeOrHateMe View Post
    Kobe GOAT LOL
    ^Finally got one.

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    I really feel bad for Laker fans/Kobe homers...

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    Caw caw

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    Quote Originally Posted by LakersMaster24 View Post
    In the summer of 08 Olympics, both guys played with the "at the time" reigning League MVP Kobe Bryant (who had just come off a Finals loss).

    But seeing how Kobe worked hard in the training room and his game, it made everyone better.

    Bron came back and the 08-09 season was the first actual season where he played top-notch on both ends of the floor consistently (he was lacking the consistent D prior to that). He won his 1st of 4 league MVPs after those Olympics.

    Wade had his best individual season and a resurgence from the previous putrid 15-67 record he led the Heat. Many at that point regarded him as the best SG in the league for putting up 30 ppg on a mediocre squad out East.

    Not to forget that Melo had his best overall season to date where he was able to lead the Nuggets to the WCF and Dwight won the 1st of 3 straight DPOY awards and led Orlando to the finals.

    So should all these guys, especially Bron and Wade, thank Kobe?
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nc5v8r0rNk0
    Last edited by Sadds The Gr8; 06-06-2013 at 03:51 AM.


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    someone hand this guy a parachute so he can jump off that kobe ****.
    [SIGPIC]

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    youre gai

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    Lebron and Wade were both superstars before the 2008 Olympics. However, both were documented in saying that watching Kobe everyday improved their work ethic's tremendously. He also gave both a lot of pointers on defense and since then both of their defensive games were a lot better. They would have been stars either way, but he certainly did help fine tune both their games.

    http://20secondtimeout.blogspot.com/...be-bryant.html

    http://sports.espn.go.com/oly/olybb/...thuania-080801

    http://www.respectkobe.com/articles/...mattered-most/

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    Why do so many Lakers fans insist on getting us to hate the Lakers fans more and more and hate the Lakers more and more.

    So many of these topics should cause many Laker fans to hate the TC for making the fan base look worse.

    And no Lebron and Wade should not thank Kobe they are great because they are great it has nothing to do with Kobe or anything Laker related.

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    Why you people so mad though?

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    Quote Originally Posted by PhillyFaninLA View Post
    Why do so many Lakers fans insist on getting us to hate the Lakers fans more and more and hate the Lakers more and more.

    So many of these topics should cause many Laker fans to hate the TC for making the fan base look worse.

    And no Lebron and Wade should not thank Kobe they are great because they are great it has nothing to do with Kobe or anything Laker related.
    He made some good points. Both Wade and Lebron were well documented in saying that playing along side Kobe on the Olympic team helped them to raise their games.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LakersMaster24 View Post
    Why you people so mad though?
    There are a lot of Laker haters on this site if you haven't noticed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by amos1er:26377523
    Quote Originally Posted by LakersMaster24 View Post
    Why you people so mad though?
    There are a lot of Laker haters on this site if you haven't noticed.
    Because you guys try to take credit for everything lol somehow work in kobe contributing to the Heats success...right.
    TWINSIES!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Method28 View Post
    Because you guys try to take credit for everything lol somehow work in kobe contributing to the Heats success...right.
    It's all good to take some pointers from the greats. Heck, even Kobe learned a lot from Hakeem back in the summer of 2009 I believe.

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