Dwayne Wade: Kobe Bryant Is The Best Player Of Our Era
The world may have been deprived of the 20th head to head matchup between Wade and Kobe this week with The Mamba taking the night off, but we still got plenty of solid quotes from the duo. When asked about Kobe, Wade considers Bean as the greatest NBA player of his era, and says he always measured himself against the 20-year veteran throughout his own brilliant career. Per ESPN: “I do feel — and I’ve said this before the last couple of years with LeBron [James], when he became the best player in our game — that Kobe Bryant is the greatest player of our era,” Wade said. “The Kobe Bryants aren’t around no more. There are good young players, but there will never be another Kobe. So every opportunity you get to [face him], you want to seize that moment.” “You hear about the guy being down, struggling with his shot and going through all of those other things,” Wade said Monday. “But what I’ll always see is the guy who has dominated this game at his position for a long time, who performed at a high level for 20 years.” @karencorchado @BrookieyElba @ChriSingularis @sanazsanaz @WilliamBrown @DannyMoses @TravisBeck @MarcusJiles @BrandonMcNeil @MalikLawary @KyleBerke @manbungo2000 @Straightshooter @PhilAnthony @Kirooken @MatthewBoughton @DreJones @MikeWolf @MrTenThirty @JasonNilsson What do you think? Is Kobe the best player of this era? Or do we pass the baton to Lebron, Tim Duncan, Kevin Garnett, etc.
Grizzlies Should Be Very Concerned After 50 Point Blowout Loss
The first week of the NBA season didn't start off too hot for the Memphis Grizzlies. The team retained Marc Gasol in free agency this off-season, but didn't add any additional pieces to help the team improve. Unfortunately for Memphis the west is deep and loaded with talent. Last night, the Grizzlies were the whipping pole of the Golden State Warriors as they lost 119-69. The loss was the biggest point margin of loss in franchise history. After overlooking the talent on the roster, Memphis may need to blow this roster up and start over. “There are times when we look a little bit old,” Griz coach Dave Joerger said. Memphis has a quick and creative point guard in Mike Conley, but the team plays a contrasting style than one that may fit his game the best. Memphis likes to play a slow-tempo half court game that runs through Marc Gasol and Zach Randolph, but the team has been inefficient in the early part of the season. Whether they want to admit it, Randolph seems to has lost a step in his game. If Zach can't produce 18-21 points a game, I can't see this team cracking 95 points a night. To me it seems as if Memphis is best suited by dealing Zach to a team for picks and opening cap room to acquire a young player this off-season. @karencorchado @BrookieyElba @ChriSingularis @sanazsanaz @WilliamBrown @DannyMoses @TravisBeck @MarcusJiles @BrandonMcNeil @MalikLawary @KyleBerke @manbungo2000 @Straightshooter @PhilAnthony @Kirooken @MatthewBoughton @DreJones What do you think? Should Memphis stay pact or should they blow this team up and build a new roster around Marc Gasol and Mike Conley?