Why Kobe Is Chasing the Ghosts of the 1990’s

June 2nd, 2010 by bryan richardson Leave a reply »
The 90's were a golden age for both fans of sports and music. The 90's brought us some of the greatest rappers and singers of all-time, from Mary J. Blige to Jay-Z to Biggie Smalls to the greatest of all-time in my opinion, Tupac Amaru Shakur.

Basketball fans were treated to the greatest of all-time at his craft as well, and it came in the form of Michael Jordan. MJ did things with the basketball that were considered impossible, and while he had been relevant since the early 80's, it was the 90's when he started his trek to superstardom with his winning of NBA titles and MVP's and the Jordan name being elevated from a name to a brand.

Kobe Bean Bryant is preparing to win his 5th NBA title in seven Finals appearances, and yet he's still considered to be miles away from MJ, who won six titles.

To anyone who was not fortunate enough to see MJ in his prime, Kobe is the closest they will ever get. Kobe has the will to win, determination, and ice water flowing through his veins much like MJ did.

But yet when it comes to the court of public opinion of Bryant, it's as though he is either loved by fans for being "The most clutch ...

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