The most overrated player of all time is Kobe Bryant. I’ve written about Kobe extensively. The reason why he’s so overrated comes from the marketing and mystique that he garners, his flashy style of play, and from having the largest fanbase out of any basketball player. His tragic death just added to his already deified… Continue reading Who are the most overrated NBA players and why?
Kevin Durant. Curry is a top 5 PG all time and the greatest shooter ever, no doubt about that. But shooting isn’t everything, and KD is ALSO a great shooter so it’s not an advantage that Curry has that much of over KD. Let’s take a look at the different categories. Accolades: KD. KD has more… Continue reading Is Kevin Durant or Stephen Curry the better player?
Partly marketing, partly context. Rick Barry and Kobe actually share a lot of crazy similarities, from their arrogance/hyper competitiveness to disdainful treatment of their teammates to them both giving up on their team in a Game 7, BOTH against the Suns. Both were fierce competitors on the court who’s perfectionism irritated teammates and opponents alike.… Continue reading Why is Rick Barry so hated while Kobe and Jordan are so beloved despite also being hard on their teammates?