Kobe Bryant: 3 Kobe Criticisms Lakers Fans Can’t Deny

I consider myself to be one of Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant's biggest fans and supporters, but that doesn't mean I can't acknowledge his faults.

Bryant's reputation as one of the most polarizing figures in sports has led to furious and spirited debates between Bryant's detractors and his fans, and sometimes it's hard to separate legitimate criticism of his game from simple hatred.

For instance, a person's opinion on Bryant's incident in Colorado has no bearing on Bryant's merits as a player, but the point that he sometimes makes questionable decisions on the court does.

Unfortunately, both of those points of view can usually be found in the same argument, and instead of debating honest criticism of Kobe's game, we tend to get lost on tangents that have nothing to do with basketball.

During some of these debates I have heard several criticisms pertaining to Kobe's game that seem valid, and I have compiled a list of the top three that have been the most repeated in my opinion.

I'm sure most Lakers fans have heard these particular criticisms as well, and even if they don't completely agree, they have to admit there is at least a nugget of truth to be found in each slide. Please enjoy.

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