8 Reasons Why Kobe Bryant Is Correctly Ranked at No. 7 in ESPN’s NBA Rank

ESPN.com and the TrueHoop Network unveiled their top five NBA players today after counting down via Twitter from No. 500 to No. 1.  

To the surprise of many, Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant checked in at No. 7 on the list.

Lakers fans all over the world took to Twitter to voice their displeasure with the rankings, yet the question remains—are their complaints justified?

The short answer is no.

Let's take a deeper dive into the numbers to prove why Kobe's No. 7 ranking actually appears to be quite accurate.

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