Why is Kobe Bryant put out of the all-time top 10 every time by these current NBA analysts?

I think he is top 10, but nowhere higher than #9. Why? Because Kobe has always been, and will continue to be, rated much more highly by fans than by analysts. The reason is pretty simple: Kobe is an inefficient player. Besides his rings (which are team awards), his individual awards are lacking (only 1 […]

Why does LeBron have a bad NBA Finals record despite the fact that he seems to get there every year easily enough?

Kind of the reverse of Michael Jordan and Kobe/Shaq, I think. Lebron breezes to the Finals every year because the teams in the East aren’t that tough – but his Finals opponents have been formidable. The 2014 Spurs and 2017 Warriors are two of the best teams in NBA history. Jordan/Kobe had a much tougher […]

Why Kobe and Iverson are the most overrated players

The most overrated NBA players are the ones who do mostly scoring – this is because fans overrated scoring more than any other stat by a large margin. My two picks are Kobe Bryant and Allen Iverson. These two players are extraordinarily popular for their scoring prowess. That would be good if they were a Michael Jordan or Wilt […]