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With NBA training camps getting set to begin this Friday, a superstar and new head coach will be creating their first full practice together for what will could be an interesting season for the franchise they both work for.
Mike Brown was hired back in the summer to take over the helm of Hollywood central as Phil Jackson retired from coaching the Los Angeles Lakers. While taking the job as the Lakers coach is a great position, it also comes with a lot of baggage that will need a ton of work and dedication to mold into a successful product. It all starts with superstar Kobe Bryant.
Brown will have to be ready for the preparation it will take in coaching one of the best shooting guards outside of Michael Jordan to ever play the game. In a recent interview with Mike Trudell of the Los Angeles Lakers website, Brown will be using what Gregg Popovich taught him in coaching Pop's own superstar Tim Duncan.
MT: You were asked about what you expected your relationship with Kobe Bryant ...
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KOBE BRYANT will be making as many trips to the Garden this season as LeBron. The Knicks will get to the see the Mavs’ championship rings twice, and Amar’e Stoudemire’s knees will have to worry about playing just one set of back-to-back-to-backs.
DRose took Bean’s advice to heart, and worked hard to develop a post game this offseason/lockout. From the Chicago Tribune: “Last December, weeks after he had pulled Derrick Rose aside for an embrace and encouraging words following a Bulls-Lakers matchup in Los Angeles, Kobe Bryant was asked if the gesture represented a passing of the torch. ‘I ain’t passing (expletive)...
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“T is always draining 3′s.” -TO Shooting guards are a misnomer in fantasy Basketball as there is a huge dropoff in the position after the initial Superstars are off the board. Dwayne Wade and Kobe Bryant spend a great deal of time running the offense like a normal point guard and thus are the best players at the position. Top ...
Lakers' Bryant has given Bulls guard pointers to be even betterLast December, weeks after he had pulled Derrick Rose aside for an embrace and encouraging words following a Bulls-Lakers matchup in Los Angeles, Kobe Bryant was asked if the gesture represented a passing of the torch.
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