Kobe Bryant and Kevin Durant have different opinions about the current NBA superstars.

This offseason, the landscape of the NBA has evidently shifted from “big threes” to “dynamic duos.” It all started when Anthony Davis joined the LA Lakers to co-star with LeBron James. Kawhi Leonard followed shortly by taking his talents to the Clippers and pulled in Paul George with him. Russell Westbrook also reunited with James Harden to become the new faces of the Rockets while Brooklyn formed the Durant-Irving tandem.

There are a lot of duos to watch out for next season. However, Bryant strongly believes that these superstars aren’t the reason why teams win.

In an exclusive interview with ESPN, Bryant shared his honest opinion about the current NBA superstars, specifically with the so-called dynamic duos. According to Bryant, winning isn’t about superstars but on the “system” they execute.

“It doesn’t matter. I think it matters what they put around those two guys. And then what is the offensive and defensive system that they’re gonna be executing,” Bryant stated.

The Lakers icon also added that even if a team put together the biggest names in the league and figure out how they would work as teammates, it will all boil down to the system the will use.

Bryant even emphasized that the system is more important than the talent a team possesses. As per his assessment, the system is what affects the rest of the team and not the starplayers.

“Ultimately it comes down to what system do you have them (superstars) in, and how does that affect the rest of the guys,” Bryant emphasized.

Bryant was a member of one the most successful dynamic duos in NBA history. His legacy with former Laker teammate Shaquille O’Neal is often regarded as the most successful Laker duo after Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Magic Johnson.

But superstars in Bryant’s level may have different opinions about the matter. A few days ago, Bryant’s peer and friend Kevin Durant just revealed how he feels about co-starring with Kyrie Irving.

As opposed to Bryant’s statement about duos, Durant is convinced that Irving’s overall package as a star affects him positively, especially when he watches him.

“He’ll make you feel a certain way when you watch him. His movements, his mentality out there, his smarts for the game, his efficiency, he’s an all-around player,” Durant told YouTuber Chris Henderson.

Durant also mentioned the duo he wants to see in his return. According to Durant, he’s excited to see how the Dallas Mavericks will make use of Kristaps Porzingis and Luka Doncic.

“I’m looking forward to seeing them two come together. I think they’ve got something going down there,” Durant said about Porzingis-Doncic tandem.

Kevin Durant and Kobe Bryant will battle in Oklahoma City on Sunday The two stars might be the two best players in the NBA Photo: Reuters