Can An NBA Superstar Win a Championship Alone?

July 26th, 2010 by Kerry Reese Leave a reply »

Perhaps it’s a generational thing or maybe it’s something in the water because it seems like today’s young NBA superstars have developed the mindset that they can’t win a championship without significant help. Starting with Shaquille O’Neal’s departure from tinsel town in 2003, Kobe Bryant began moaning and pouting that he wanted out unless the Lakers brought in all-star level talent to play alongside him.


Bryant was so disgruntled after another early playoff exit in 2007 that when asked where he wanted to play, he responded, “At this point I’ll go play on Pluto.” Fast track to the present; LeBron James’ decision to abandon his hometown team for the chance to play with superstars Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh has intensified the echo chamber chorus that today’s superstars are nothing like the stars of the past.


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