Very good question, I wonder this myself. Kobe Bryant has had his career retrospectively viewed in a better light than any other superstar I have witnessed in NBA history. During his prime, he was reviled and often hated for many good reasons: -He chased Shaq out of the Lakers -Phil Jackson himself said that Kobe was… Continue reading How did Kobe Bryant make the GOAT conversation?
It’s possible. Lebron has in my experience, surpassed Kobe as the most polarizing NBA player of all time – measured by the amount of people who idolize him vs the amount that hate him. I would say that while Kobe has many haters, there are still way more fans than haters, judging from the amount… Continue reading Is LeBron James the most polarizing NBA athlete of all-time?
Honestly, I think it’s part ignorance and part denial. First of all, since Wilt played in the 1960s and he’s no longer around to defend himself, and most of the people who watched him play are getting too old themselves, it’s very easy for the typical Gen Z / Millenial fan to point out that:… Continue reading Why do so many casual NBA fans discredit Wilt Chamberlain because he played in a “weak” era?