Found May 10, 2012 on Hoops Manifesto:
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To chuck, or not to chuck, that is the question.  At least that is the ongoing debate among the pro- and con-Kobe Bryant groups (especially in the comments section of our All-NBA Teams article).  The argument (at least for the anti-Kobe people) is that the Lakers would be a more successful team if Kobe shared the rock more often, especially with Andrew Bynum and Pau Gasol, two the best big men in the league.  The noise has become louder this season, as Bryant bumped his shots per game up to 23, while his shooting percentage plummeted to 43% (in the playoffs thus far, he's shooting almost 27 times a night at the same 43% success rate).  So the question is, is Kobe > Pau + Bynum? I decided to do some basic number crunching to try to answer this question, based on Kobe, Pau and Bynum's shot attempts in correlation to the Lakers success in the win-loss column.  More specifically, are the Lakers chances of winning a game greater with Kobe Bryant shooting more than Pau Gaso...
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