The Lakers' Haters are out because of the fact the Lakers toppled the former champs, the Spurs. The Lakers have been triumphing with out their youthful massive guy (Bynum), and Kobe is showing the triumphing spirit exhibited with the help of Jordan and Magic; with the inevitable comparisons with the former. human beings hate giving up their icons, and evaluating Kobe to MJ is blasphemy of their e book. Kobe is Kobe, and is in simple terms no longer MJ. keep in mind how human beings hated o Roger Maris while Maris beat Babe Ruth's single season homestead run record? keep in mind while human beings hated on Hank Aaron, while Hammering Hank broke Babe Ruth's occupation homestead run record? that's that this comparable reason human beings hate on Kobe; each and every championship places him closer to MJ status. hello worldwide, pass forward and hate Kobe and the Lakers now. in spite of each and every thing is declared and completed, some years from now, human beings will seem upon the Kobe Years with the Lakers with nostalgia and fondness; hating on the recent dollars attempting to be categorized as "the subsequent Kobe Bryant."