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The Evolution of Kobe Bryant: Keith Bogans

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Kobe Bryant drives past Keith Bogans of the Orlando Magic, December 20, 2008.

"I remember one time, I think I was with the Magic, in the first quarter he probably had 20, 25 points. I was guarding him, and there wasn't nothing I could do. He's walking across half court, taking one or two dribbles, pulling up and shooting threes. I mean, that's cold. He hit one or two threes where he walked across the court and shot it. A step or two behind the regular three point line. Just shot it. A guy like that, once he's rolling, he's rolling."

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--Keith Bogans, in his seventh NBA season, has built his career on the defensive side of the floor.