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Kobe Bryant Once Called Out LeBron James And Kevin Durant For Switching Teams To Win Championships: “You Can’t Just Because The Ship Sinking All Of A Sudden, Imma Jump Off And Swim To Another Ship.”

There are many ways to win an NBA championship if you’re a superstar, and the best players in history have often found a way to get it done. But it’s harder for some than it is for others, with things like the organization they are a part of, and the teammates they have throughout their career playing a major part in how many rings they can have by the end of their careers. 

The most respectable path to a championship is considered to be when a player sticks with the franchise that drafted them and leads them to glory as many times as they can. Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson, Larry Bird, and Tim Duncan, are some of the greatest examples of this. Kobe Bryant also, of course, falls into this category as someone who won 5 championships with the Lakers. 

But other stars like LeBron James and Kevin Durant have taken another option, teaming up with other superstars after they couldn’t win with the teams that drafted them. The King’s decision to go to Miami and form the Heatles and KD’s move to the 73-win Warriors have both been widely criticized throughout their careers, with KD’s decision coming under scrutiny again following the Warriors’ win in the Finals

And while most critics saying this can be ignored, even the great Kobe Bryant once spoke about how this wasn’t how he would have done it. 

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