Originally Posted by Peyton's Princess
and to my non-surprise Kobe sits at #50
Kobe is a great player, but he just didn't/doesn't do anywhere near as much as LeBron does from game to game for his team. They are on different levels.
Also, to read about what goes into the win share calculation: http://www.basketball-reference.com/about/ws.html
It's basically an attempt to put all of a player's offensive and defensive contributions into one number.