No matter what other NBA stars do, Kobe Bryant still remains the most hated. Even hero-turned-villain LeBron James is still better liked than Kobe.
Recently, CNBC investigated the Q Scores of both athletes, and even after LeBron James made his "Decision," Kobe is the No. 5 most hated professional athlete. James is No. 6.
What exactly is a Q Score?
A Q Score measures the popularity and appeal of a person or company, according to public opinion. The higher your Q Score, the more positive your public perception.
So why is Kobe still more hated than LeBron?
Here are 10 reasons that Kobe remains higher on the list than LeBron James.