Found February 16, 2013 on NESN.com:
Michael Jordan sparked a debate when he was asked Thursday night who he believed was the best current player in the NBA — LeBron James or Kobe Bryant. Jordan cited number of championships when he chose Bryant, but everyone has their own way of measuring this very subjective question. Whether it’s statistics, wins, records or even personality, there is no single way to declare once and for all that this superstar athlete is better than that superstar athlete. It is hard enough to crown the best NBA player of all time as even comparisons between Jordan and James will continue to be made until James retires — and then the arguments will carry forward after comparing legacies and differences in generations. What is even harder, and what ESPN is attempting to do, is declare who the greatest athlete of all time is by pairing unlikely names together in this unnecessary quest. ESPN Sport Science has created a bracket and “by applying  its unique metric to determine which players will advanc...
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