Does Kobe really deserve to start in the All-Star Game?

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Does Kobe really deserve to start in the All-Star Game? 

Post#1 » by anish23 » Tue Jan 22, 2013 4:11 am

Discuss.
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Re: Does Kobe really deserve to start in the All-Star Game? 

Post#2 » by Arp590 » Tue Jan 22, 2013 4:12 am

Leads league in scoring 29.6PPG

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Post#3 » by 420 » Tue Jan 22, 2013 4:12 am

He'll be a staple in the ASG until he retires, and he deserves it, IMO.
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Post#4 » by Notas A3 » Tue Jan 22, 2013 4:14 am

Fans say so, he deserves. As much of I don't like Kobe, he deserves it IMHO
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Post#5 » by TwentyOne920 » Tue Jan 22, 2013 4:14 am

It's not like any other guard could challenge him in the West. Harden's the only one but he's even more inconsistent.
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Post#6 » by SUN » Tue Jan 22, 2013 4:16 am

Arp590 wrote:Leads league in scoring 29.6PPG

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I think those stats are a little empty.
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Re: Does Kobe really deserve to start in the All-Star Game? 

Post#7 » by Doctor MJ » Tue Jan 22, 2013 5:28 am

anish23 wrote:Discuss.


Well he's playing better than he did last year, so, yeah, I'd say he deserves it.
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Post#8 » by SimonFish » Tue Jan 22, 2013 5:30 am

Dwight is the one you should ask if you wanna pinpoint a Laker, just saying.
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Post#9 » by branny » Tue Jan 22, 2013 5:30 am

He does.
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Re: Does Kobe really deserve to start in the All-Star Game? 

Post#10 » by Doctor MJ » Tue Jan 22, 2013 5:30 am

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Arp590 wrote:Leads league in scoring 29.6PPG

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I think those stats are a little empty.


I'm with you that leading the league in scoring is not really that big of a deal, but Lakers are doing just fine when Kobe's on the court. If you can't believe that someone can be truly doing good work with a team struggling like this, then you need to dial down your interpretation of how much effect one man has.
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Re: Does Kobe really deserve to start in the All-Star Game? 

Post#11 » by Elj4y » Tue Jan 22, 2013 5:33 am

The Lakers are losing. Of course they're empty stats. Come on, now.
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Post#12 » by jc23 » Tue Jan 22, 2013 5:48 am

yes. and there is no discussion.

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Post#13 » by kimbobrand28 » Tue Jan 22, 2013 5:57 am

who else? harden?
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Post#14 » by PurpleRooster » Tue Jan 22, 2013 5:57 am

He should, but this is one of the more hollow scoring seasons of all time.
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Post#15 » by bledredwine » Tue Jan 22, 2013 6:02 am

PurpleRooster wrote:He should, but this is one of the more hollow scoring seasons of all time.
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Post#16 » by fallacy » Tue Jan 22, 2013 6:04 am

Arp590 wrote:Leads league in scoring 29.6PPG

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Durant actually leads the league in scoring. Kobe 29.2, Durant 29.5


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Post#17 » by SUN » Tue Jan 22, 2013 4:17 pm

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SUN wrote:
Arp590 wrote:Leads league in scoring 29.6PPG

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I think those stats are a little empty.


I'm with you that leading the league in scoring is not really that big of a deal, but Lakers are doing just fine when Kobe's on the court. If you can't believe that someone can be truly doing good work with a team struggling like this, then you need to dial down your interpretation of how much effect one man has.

Kobe's stats aren't fully empty, because he's trying so hard on the floor, but he's getting piss poor results. I don't think that's entirely his fault, though.
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Post#18 » by Illmatic21 » Tue Jan 22, 2013 4:41 pm

Seriously?

Who should be starting over him then?
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Post#19 » by swag2011 » Tue Jan 22, 2013 4:49 pm

kobe was averaging 30/5/5 on 48% shooting. he fully deserves to be there.

dwight on the other hand, should not
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Re: Does Kobe really deserve to start in the All-Star Game? 

Post#20 » by C.Delfino » Tue Jan 22, 2013 4:53 pm

SUN wrote:
Arp590 wrote:Leads league in scoring 29.6PPG

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I think those stats are a little empty.


When was the last time a guy averaging almost 30 ppg was left out of the ASG?

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