Originally Posted by The Playmaker
probably about the same since Kobe would still be on the team. kobe is the biggest reason why the lakers are struggling. he is unwilling to defer and he has to win it his way.
kobe's ego has made him for better and for the worse many times in his career, this made him for the worse
Exactly! People don't realize Kobe is like a cancer. If the team was Nash, Howard, Smith, Jamison, Williams and Meeks I believe they would be a lot better