Tag: scorer

  • Who was the better scorer, George Gervin or Kobe Bryant?

    Pretty close. I would say Gervin was a more efficient scorer (had better shot selection) and harder to stop in his era, while Kobe was a more crafty scorer with a wider array of offensive moves. I think Gervin’s game was less of a double-edged sword than Kobe’s game tho, who could win or lose…

  • What are fun facts about Kobe Bryant?

    I think the thing that surprised me the most when I did more research into Kobe is how underwhelming he was in the playoffs and Finals. Kobe has less 35+ PT games in the Finals than West, Jordan, Baylor, Lebron, Kareem, KD, Barry, Shaq, Curry, Wade, Pettit and Sam Jones. Except for West, Baylor, Lebron,…

  • Who is a better scorer, Kobe or LeBron?

    Regular season? Kobe. Playoffs? Lebron. Kobe in the regular season – because of his diverse array of offensive moves and his massive green light to chuck shots, against a mix of good and bad teams, he’s guaranteed to get a lot of points. That’s where all his 50/60 point streak comes from. That’s where his…

  • Is Kevin Durant the best pure scorer in NBA history?

    What does ‘pure’ scorer mean? I think one thing that most casual basketball fans don’t fully understand is how scoring is related to efficiency. Anyone can actually averaged 30 PPG given enough shots a game. The trick to be an all time great scorer is how many shot attempts does it take for them to…