After each major sporting event, HHR takes a look at how it is portrayed in news print in some of the nation's leading dailies. Part out of curiosity, and part to preserve the dying medium.
Can Kobe not get any respect? Much ado was made about the chip on his shoulder in the Finals due to memories of raucous Celtics fans in 2008 attacking the LA bus after the C's knocked off the Lakers, that year. There was also the apparent bitterness he felt over LeBron being awarded the MVP this year only to see an early exit in the post season. Now, there's no telling what sort of vendetta Kobe will look to avenge when he realizes most major media outlets are overshadowing his latest championship with the frenzy over the release of Toy Story 3.