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Chet Holmgren Praises SGA for Not 'Reigning Like' Kobe Bryant and Taking Away Shoes

Oklahoma City Thunder star Shai Gilgeous-Alexander has emerged as a top player in the NBA, finishing second in MVP voting and leading his team to the top seed in the Western Conference.

But according to his teammate Chet Holmgren, he's "super chill" and sees himself as equal to the rest of his squad. Per The Athletic's Anthony Slater, Holmgren referenced an iconic Kobe Bryant story to explain how Gilgeous-Alexander differs from other NBA greats.

"He's super chill," Holmgren said. "Usually it's just kind of talking us through mistakes. He's not in here reigning like Kobe (Bryant) was.