Who was Kobe Bryant toughest player to guard
Kobe Bryant was asked who the toughest player for him to guard in the Western Conference on the John Thompson Show the other day. This was Kobe's response: “Roy 365 days, seven days a week.
What did Kobe say about Tracy McGrady
When asked about his rival, Kobe Bryant gave McGrady the ultimate compliment. "He could do everything I could, but he was 6'10. He had no weaknesses in his game, he could score from anywhere and defend. He's the hardest player I have ever had to guard."
Who was a better defensive player Kobe or Michael Jordan
Jordan was awarded The Defensive Player of the Year award once in his career. It is rare for a shooting guard to win this accolade which makes Jordan winning the award that much more memorable. As far as statistical record of defense, Bryant averages 1.5 SPG and 0.6 BPG; Jordan averaged 2.3 SPG and 0.8 BPG.
What did Dwight Howard say about Kobe
"It doesn't seem real that it happened," Howard said. "I never expected in a million years that we'd be talking about Kobe passing away. So it was very sad, man; I just cried myself to sleep talking about it. And it still hurts to this day.
Who did Kobe say was the goat
It's a well-established fact that Kobe Bryant constantly asked Michael Jordan for advice and insight on how to become one of the greatest of all-time. However, MJ wasn't the only NBA legend that Kobe solicited for advice. If playback doesn't begin shortly, try restarting your device.
Who did Michael Jordan say was his toughest defender
For his career, Joe Dumars averaged 16.1 PPG, 1.8 RPG and 3.5 APG. Michael Jordan even acknowledged Joe as the toughest defender he has ever faced.
Who were Kobe’s best friends
And in it, he explained that he rarely got close to many teammates over the years. In fact, he names only four that he had a “connection” with. They are, in no particular order: Caron Butler, Pau Gasol, Derek Fisher and… Ronnie Turiaf.