The Single Worst Sequence Of Kobe Bryant’s 20-year Career
We're four games into the 2015-16 NBA season, so it'd be premature to panic about his noticeable drop in production, but there's no denying that it's been painful to watch Kobe Bryant look more like Nick Young than Nick Young. Airballing bad shots, not playing any defense whatsoever, sulking -- these generally aren't the things you associate with arguably the second best backcourt player in basketball history, but they're starting to define the final year of Kobe's contract.
His shotchart looks like one of those graphics that tells you which percentage of people will be eaten by sharks.
In 112 minutes this season (just 28 per game), Kobe Bryant has a plus/minus of -30, due in large part to the fact that he's shot 34 three-pointers and made seven of them -- several of which haven't even come close to the rim. Why? Kobe's legs just aren't there. The real question, however, is when will they come back? Because as it stands, the Los Angeles Lakers' season will continue to spiral down the drain if their highest-paid player keeps doing this kind of stuff...
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