What can Kobe Bryant teach Kawhi Leonard?

Kobe Bryant doesn’t seem to have many character traits as a basketball player that would appeal to Gregg Popovich. However, Pop is clearly a fan of Bryant, to the point where he wants him to counsel Kawhi Leonard. Queue the reckless speculation. After Kobe Bryant‘s farewell game at the AT&T Center, he had a number of interesting things to say. Chief among them …

Channeling His Inner Kobe, Leonard Lifts Spurs to Dramatic Win.

  There are many reasons NBA fans selected Spurs‘ forward Kawhi Leonard to be a Western Conference starter in Sunday’s All-Star Game in Toronto but until Wednesday night in Orlando, making game-winning shots was way down the list. But on this night at Amway Center, Gregg Popovich asked Leonard to emulate the Kobe Bryant who terrorized defenses in such situations during …

Kareem Adbul-Jabbar says Tim Duncan has had a better career over Kobe Bryant.

NBA great and former Lakers center Kareem Abdul-Jabbar recently appeared on “Conversations with Tyler,” a series at George Mason University and fielded a few questions from the audience. One person decided to ask which player has had the better career – San Antonio Spurs’ Tim Duncan or Los Angeles Lakers’ Kobe Bryant? You’d think Kareem would pick Kobe considering he is a fellow …