History will remember the 33,000+ points, the five championships, the MVP. But for me, when I think of Kobe, I’ll always remember this night on the #KobeFarewellTour, and the effect that Kobe had on the 18,000 fans present, turning one of the toughest fan bases in the NBA into putty in his hand.
Well, now Mamba can rest. Just as we predicted more than two weeks ago, Kobe is going to be hanging it up after this season. And while it’s not exactly a dream ending, we choose to look at the greatness of the Black Mamba. Is he the greatest Laker of all time? Where does he rank in the greatest player of all time discussion?
If you follow NBA news, you know that Mikhail Prokhorov is the majority owner of the Nets, but you probably haven’t seen the shenanigans he pulled when he showed up to the team’s training camp Wednesday. Seriously, how has this guy not played a Bond Russian-super-villain yet? Today we talk about the aging superstars of a bygone era, and how they have had to adapt to survive. Yet Kobe Bryant refuses to change, so what will his final year(s) look like?
In the first ever episode of Chirp City’s brand new NBA podcast, the Ball Hogs talk about the dismal situations of the Knicks and the Lakers. Which team is going to be worse, and for how long?