It's been some time since Bryant controlled the offense to this extreme extent. He is the runaway league leader in shots attempted (23.7 field goals per game, second to Kevin Durant's 19.6), partly because of a serious increase in minutes played (38.2 minutes per this season compared 33.9 last season). Still, his portion of the offensive load is nearly the same as Gasol and Bynum combined (23.8 field goals per game).
Can someone tell Kobe to play team ball? Less iso, and more ball movement? Well, I guess not even Phil Jackson can, so obviously can't expect Mike Brown and his coaching staff to make that happen.
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