Michael Jordan v. Kobe Bryant- NBA Matchup of the week- THE PREGAME REPORT

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Michael Jordan v. Kobe Bryant- NBA Matchup of the week- THE PREGAME REPORT
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This Battle is about the two best perimeter players. The 2 spot in the NBA.

Is Kobe a real contender to the throne or will Michael simply dominate him like he did everyone else?

Then, you can DEBATE and POLL and we’ll finally let our Expert Panel weigh in.

They matchup perfectly, no serious weaknesses, so let’s look at each player.

Michael:

i. Strengths:
1. Fundamental in all areas. Great leaper, creative. Strong post up game. Relentless defender both on perimeter and in post. Ultra-competitive.

ii. Weaknesses:
1. If any, Long-distance shooting.

Kobe:

i. Strengths:
Warrior. Fundamental in all areas. Great leaper. Uses both hands extremely well. Great perimeter defender. Cut your heart out competitor.

ii. Weaknesses:
1. If any, weaker post-up game but has gotten stronger in recent years. Could have trouble in post defense.

Let us know what you think and make sure to Vote on the Poll page.


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