Prime Kobe or Prime Curry?

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  1. CodeBreaker

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    Who would you pick to be on your team?

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    Honestly it depends on who else is on the team.

    Kobe is a better overall scorer and is a much better defender, so if the rest of the team are average players than I would chose him.

    Steph is a better passer so if you have other good players on the team that would help them get better looks while also freeing him up a bit more to get open looks for the 3's.

    You can't go wrong with either tho, obviously lol
     
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  4. CodeBreaker

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    Let's say you draft first either of the two before having the chance to pick other players in your roster,
    who'd you pick?
     
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    Kobe can do more with less than Steph can. You can give Kobe a team of bums and he'll drag you to the playoffs single handidly...in the West no less. I don't think Steph can do that.

    But with a team and system like GSW Steph is absolutely priceless. No way do you switch Steph for Kobe on this team.

    So t he answer is...it depends.
     
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    Kobe, for sure.
     
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    I think the new generation that doesnt care about defense and likes 3s would choose Curry.
     
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    M. Jordan or S. Kerr will be the next thread.
     
  10. CodeBreaker

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    Kerr ain't MVP so no
     
  11. SaiWa

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    in a draft.... I pick Kobe over Curry.

    Can a prime Curry drag a group of average players into the playoffs and win it all? Kobe has done it...
     
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    Kobe easily. FiTP is too fragile to lead a team by himself.
     
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    Shut the hell up
     
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    Steph is only MVP-caliber in the right kind of system. Kobe would thrive under any system. In the absence of any further knowledge about the context of situation, Kobe is the default answer.
     
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    Fuck off bitch.
     
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    Kobe easily

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    Gasol isn't your average player. Odom either.
     
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    Under most circumstances, Kobe.
     
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    Do you think Curry can take that LA team (without Kobe) to the playoffs, to the Finals and then win it...?

    My answer is no. Probably not even to the playoffs...

    Flip it the other way and Kobe takes GS to the playoffs, some years will be deep into the playoffs and finals, at least 1 or 2 championships.
     

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