Because he hasn't shown anything to believe he's a top player in this league. He's a solid player that can do a lot of things, just nothing at a special level.
And no one emulates Kobe. Not a shot at him but now days everyone looks to jack 3s. Kobe is a volume scorer in an age that's moving to highly valuing efficiency.
Nobody emulates kobe? You really believe that
Unless you believe shooting contested fadeaway jumpers are emulating Kobe. I could understand the footwork argument, except that's what Kobe emulated from Hakeem