Originally Posted by okcchief
I think that's because Phil Jackson knew how to reign Kobe. I don't think it's always been a problem as some insist. I think it's definitely been a problem under Brown and D'Antoni.
Other than 2005-2006 where he had no choice but to take every single shot he could, his numbers have been consistent his whole career. He's taking she same number of shots now that he was taking under Phil.