It's no secret that Kobe Bryant is the most polarizing figure in the National Basketball Association, or at least he was until the whole "South Beach" development.
Let's just call it a close contest for now. With all the amazing moments Kobe has brought to the NBA and its fans, there has also been a few...unflattering moments. Then there's a few poor choices, some simple facts, and one giant fiasco.
I decided to tackle this project to shed some unbiased light on each of these incidents and facts. This is also not to tear Kobe down or start a platform to bash him, Kobe's been my favorite player since 1996.
Everyone makes mistakes, and many professional athletes have made very similar ones as Kobe's. For the dedicated Lakers/Kobe fans, this may not be fun to re-live. For haters this should be a gold mine. But for people who have an open mind, it should also be educational.
Well, here we go...