Kobe Bryant: Is The Black Mamba Still The Most Clutch Player in The NBA?

December 21st, 2010 by Hayden Kim Leave a reply »
The 2010-2011 NBA season is in full bloom, and it's around that time where the great are sorted out from the good, and the mediocre are sorted out from the straight-up bad.

In every sport, the fans live for the big plays, especially for the game winners. When one mentions game winners in basketball, a couple names should come to mind: Kobe Bryant and Michael Jordan, though there are obviously other great players that have proved to be great in the clutch.

Every kid who has grown up playing basketball can relate to the fact that we have all pretended to be our favorite players, whoever that may have been; yelling out their names just before making that imaginary game winner, or imitating players that have a signature shot: Shawn Marion, Dirk Nowitzki, Larry Bird, etc.

The bottom line is this: Certain players come to mind when thinking of certain subjects, and I'd like to think that Kobe is among those names when thinking of game winners, right alongside the great Michael Jordan.

Due to the competitive nature that is the NBA, game winners are almost expected on a daily basis. Though it may be unfair, we the fans have bee ...

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