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Kobe has 2 hour session with Olajuwon to learn post moves link

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Monday Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant was in Houston for a two-hour workout with Olajuwon.

Olajuwon said Bryant reached out to him for help with his moves in the post.

"He gave me the biggest compliment," Olajuwon said. "(He said) You are the best (at the) mid-post and post move.

"He wanted me to show my moves to him."

Olajuwon said his style of play in the paint is really suited for a guy like Bryant.

"In my mind most of my moves for a guy (with) that agility can use it better than the big guy," Olajuwon said. "Because my moves are not really for the big guy.

"It's for the guards and small forwards. So he would benefit most on the post because of his agility.

"It was so much fun because how he picks it up. I worked with him for two hours, step by step."

Olajuwon expects Bryant to be even better than he was last season when he led the Lakers to the NBA Championship.

"Adding those moves to his game, watch out for him this year," Olajuwon said. "I understand his dedication. His desire to win and stay on top.

"That's what I respect most about him."

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Kobe's a f**kin' animal. He's understanding that he's getting older and doesn't have the jaw-dropping athleticism that he used to have, and is improving on the skills that are less reliant upon elite athleticism.

My favorite non-Laker ever working with Kobe on his footwork and post moves? Oh hell yes.
[ Edited by LA9erFan on Sep 27, 2009 at 5:14 PM ]
Originally posted by LA9erFan:
Kobe has 2 hour session with Olajuwon to learn post moves link

Quote:
Monday Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant was in Houston for a two-hour workout with Olajuwon.

Olajuwon said Bryant reached out to him for help with his moves in the post.

"He gave me the biggest compliment," Olajuwon said. "(He said) You are the best (at the) mid-post and post move.

"He wanted me to show my moves to him."

Olajuwon said his style of play in the paint is really suited for a guy like Bryant.

"In my mind most of my moves for a guy (with) that agility can use it better than the big guy," Olajuwon said. "Because my moves are not really for the big guy.

"It's for the guards and small forwards. So he would benefit most on the post because of his agility.

"It was so much fun because how he picks it up. I worked with him for two hours, step by step."

Olajuwon expects Bryant to be even better than he was last season when he led the Lakers to the NBA Championship.

"Adding those moves to his game, watch out for him this year," Olajuwon said. "I understand his dedication. His desire to win and stay on top.

"That's what I respect most about him."

fapfapfapfapfapfapfapfapfapfap...

Kobe's a f**kin' animal. He's understanding that he's getting older and doesn't have the jaw-dropping athleticism that he used to have, and is improving on the skills that are less reliant upon elite athleticism.

My favorite non-Laker ever working with Kobe on his footwork and post moves? Oh hell yes.




My favorite part is the last part, the last question he answers, lolololol
[ Edited by GameOver on Sep 27, 2009 at 6:14 PM ]
Originally posted by GameOver:
My favorite part is the last part, the last question he answers, lolololol

That dude is so f**kin' classic.


gotta love kobe's dedication to being the best in the gm and still trying to get better.
Originally posted by FredFlintstone:
gotta love kobe's dedication to being the best in the gm and still trying to get better.

Yeah, definitely.

Dunno if I posted this here, but this dude did a sick Kobe-compilation. It's a little different than most YouTube videos. His editing is top notch.

Was the Lakers media day suppose to be today? If not when is it? I can't find a date for it.
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Originally posted by FredFlintstone:
gotta love kobe's dedication to being the best in the gm and still trying to get better.

"Kobe works harder and has more desire than Michael Jordan"

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