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Old 08-21-2013, 12:49 PM   #31
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Pau gasol played great and carried Kobe to the title in game 7
Now I'm not one of those laker fans who don't appreciate what gasol has done for the lakers. Everybody agrees Kobe had a horrendous shooting night. But gasol, whose a 7 footer, playing close to the basket went 6/16 37%fg and 7/13 from the ft line. It was a defensive struggle and the lakers clearly won because of their rebounding advantage

Um...lol

6 for 16 is MUCH MUCH better than 6 for 24.

Gasol made the same amount of field goals, in 8 less attempts. You're not helping your case much. Then you go on to say that Lakers won because of their rebounding advantage...Um...lol Gasol had EIGHTEEN, 18, rebounds that game.

Gasol was 19-18-4 with 2 blocks that day (6-16 shooting)
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Old 08-21-2013, 12:53 PM   #32
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Kobe's best series without Shaq was in 2010 against the Suns. He averaged 33.7 PPG 7.2 RPG 8.2 APG 0.8 SPG 1.2 BPG on 52/43/90.

Jordan's best series (at a similar age) was agains the Suns as well, and it was the Finals. He averaged:
41 PPG 8.5 RPG 6.3 APG 1.7 SPG 0.7 BPG on 51/40/70.

Kobe with great teammates (he had absolute trash before Gasol) won 2 rings and went to the Finals 3 times. Jordan?

MJ >>>>>>>>> KB and it's not even close. One is the GOAT and the other sits at #10.

PS. I'm ignoring the Suns' defense in '10, because Kobe was a year older than MJ.

Like I said, its a myth that many seem to believe.
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Old 08-21-2013, 01:18 PM   #33
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Kobe's best series without Shaq was in 2010 against the Suns. He averaged 33.7 PPG 7.2 RPG 8.2 APG 0.8 SPG 1.2 BPG on 52/43/90.

Jordan's best series (at a similar age) was agains the Suns as well, and it was the Finals. He averaged:
41 PPG 8.5 RPG 6.3 APG 1.7 SPG 0.7 BPG on 51/40/70.

Kobe with great teammates (he had absolute trash before Gasol) won 2 rings and went to the Finals 3 times. Jordan?

MJ >>>>>>>>> KB and it's not even close. One is the GOAT and the other sits at #10.

PS. I'm ignoring the Suns' defense in '10, because Kobe was a year older than MJ.

I think you misunderstand. As according to the thread, he was listing a myth, not what he believes to be true.
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Old 08-21-2013, 01:45 PM   #34
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Like I said, its a myth that many seem to believe.
My bad.
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Old 08-21-2013, 02:28 PM   #35
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Kobe played them in 04

Wade played them in 06.

They went to back to back finals pin 04 and 05

Back to back deep playoff runs

To say they were the same teams is laughably stupid

04-05 Wade and Shaq were killing them but Wade got injured. Shit happens.

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