Originally Posted by Peyton's Princess
well it's just funny that I've been griping for years and years and years about how I thought Kobe was ok in the playoffs and certainly wasn't a closer and then you post that and he's #50 on the list
He's still 7th all time in playoff win shares, but he's obviously helped there by the sheer quantity of playoff games he's played: http://www.basketball-reference.com/..._career_p.html
The Win Shares/48 stat tells you what they're producing on a game-to-game basis for their teams. And that's where LeBron (and several other active players) clearly outclass him.
Yeah, it's ridiculous stuff like this that creates the Kobe mythology. This is why some have the crazy idea that he's on the same level as Jordan or even LeBron (although...wow, that article says not just on the same level but better than MJ