Kobe Bryant: From Good, to Great, to Legendary

January 10th, 2010 by Curtis Finchum Leave a reply »
Kobe Bryant entered the NBA young, stupid, and in over his head. Though he entered the NBA as a prodigy, many believed after his young struggles, he wouldn't be capable of delivering on the prediction.

Then, the Lakers and their rising star began winning after the acquisition of head coach Phil Jackson and super center Shaquille O'Neil. Still in his youth, Bryant was still one of the few being mentioned in the same category as Michael Jordan.

The hot-headed Bryant won three consecutive titles being Jackson's go-to guard and Shaq's wing man.

Though the end of the Lakers run at the top of the NBA has been blamed on Bryant, he has risen above it and in spectacular fashion.

He wanted the spotlight and not only did he get it, he has harnessed it and become one of the most dominant players in the league.

Bryant started his career as a good player, then after the loss to the Detroit Pistons in the 2003-2004 NBA Finals, the young and arrogant Bryant evolved into a great player.

Bryant become the league's premier scorer. He also became one of the most hated players in the game because of his attitude. However, the beg ...

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