Friday , Apr , 04 , 2008 C.Y. Ellis

Phil Jackson: Kobe Should Be MVP

This year’s most-valuable-player race is expected to be close. Lakers Coach Phil Jackson’s

"Best year ever as far as an overall team player," Jackson said of nominee is the one he has seen up close for a while. Kobe Bryant. "I think the judgment that I kind of make is, how much better do you make your teammates? This has been one of Kobe’s finest years in that regard." [LA Times]