Compare And Contrast Jordan And Kobe Bryant

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“To all the positions, I just bring the determination to win. Me being an unselfish player, I think that can carry on to my teammates. When you have one of the best players on the court being unselfish, I think that transfers to the other players.” (LeBron James) Before comparing and contrasting there are few things that Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant have in common. They both have determination that carried both of their teams to the NBA final, and they both are the best players of all time. During the 90’s and 20’s century there were two basketball players of all time one named Michael Jordan there was another player named Kobe Bryant. Michael Jordan was born on February 17, 1963 (age 52) in Brooklyn, New York. When Michael Jordan …show more content…

In his first year Michael Jordan was named ACC freshman of the year also Michael Jordan helped his team lead the Tarheels to the 1982 NCAA championship, making the game-winning shot. After winning the Naismith college player of the year award in 1984, Jordan decided to leave North Carolina to enter the NBA draft. Although Michael Jordan decided to leave college early Michael Jordan would later return to the University in 1986 to complete his college degree in …show more content…

Kobe Bryant played in the NBA all-star Becoming at the age 19 the youngest All-Star in NBA history for the first time in 1998. Kobe and Shaquille O’Neal teamed up to lead the LA Lakers to win three consecutive NBA Championships from 2000-2002 and was voted first team all NBA in 200-2003. In 2003 Kobe Bryant was arrested and charged with sexual assault after an encounter with a woman at a Colorado resort. A year later on August 2004 the chargers and the court case against Kobe Bryant were dropped, but Kobe Bryant still had to live damage reputation. Kobe Bryant admitted to an affair with his accuser, but it was consensual. Kobe Bryant was having a down hill knowing that He was having a bad reputation and same year, In 2004 Shaquille O’Neal would be getting traded to the Miami Heat. Kobe Bryant had to prove that Kobe Bryant could lead the lakers without Shaquille O’Neal. Months later Kobe Bryant made an announcement that He wouldn't be wearing the purple and gold jersey if Shaquille O’Neal was in town.Few years Later Kobe Bryant felt frustrated that his team couldn’t win playoff games. After a few down hill seasons In the 2007-2008 season Kobe Bryant helped his team make it to the 2008 NBA finals. The Lakers were defeated by the Boston Celtics, but they return the following year in the 2009 NBA finals. The Lakers beat the Orlando Magic to win the Championship title. A year later the

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