As a Celtics fan, I hate Kobe Bryant for a lot of reasons. But today, I really despise him…. because he said a lot of things that I really agree with.
In an interview with Jackie MacMullan, Kobe talked about the Celtics, the rivalry, and Rajon Rondo.
First, the topic du jour around Boston, the notion the Celtics are better without Rondo.
“You don’t want Rondo? Send him my way,” Kobe declared. “I love everything about him. Everything. I love his attitude, I love his chippiness, his edge, his intellect, his know-it-allness. All of it. That’s what makes championship players.
“What guard have you seen at his size that will get you 18 assists, 17 boards and 20 points all in one game? That’s unheard of. I love that kid. I always make a point of talking to him during All-Star [Weekend]. He’s one of my favorites.”
The Rondo stuff has been beaten to death, and no one is changing their minds about him. I just find it interesting that a guy with Kobe’s intensity and obsession with winning would