Found February 15, 2013 on
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In the NBA and, really, any professional league, money doesn’t talk when it comes to greatness, and championships create the chatter. That’s why, for Michael Jordan — the best player in NBA history — Kobe Bryant gets the nod over LeBron James.
In an interview on NBA TV, Jordan was asked whether he would favor James or Bryant. His selection is No. 24′s five championships over No. 6′s only title.
“Five beats one every time I look at it,” Jordan said. “And that [James] won’t get five. He may get more than that, but five is bigger than one.”
While the former Bulls star’s math is precise, the current Miami Heat star does not receive the credit he should be getting. In Thursday night’s 110-100 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder, James scored 39 points. But the big news was that the game marked the end of his impressive record-setting streak of high scoring and efficiency. Until that point, James had six straight games of scoring at least 30 points and shooting 60 percent from the
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LeBron James and his place among the greatest of all-time will be debated long after he has retired from the game.
His recent run of play has been not nothing short of remarkable.
Over the past ten games James has averaged 31. points per game and has shot.621 percent.
His hot streak has collided directly with the week-long celebration of Michael Jordan’s 50th birthday.
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Kobe told Dwight Howard to leave the Clown Act in Orlando, but to date Howard has ignored him. That is the reason why there has already been several dust ups between Kobe and Dwight.
While Kobe didn’t point out Dwight specifically in these quotes provided by Larry Brown Sports, it is pretty obvious who he is talking about.
“I’m not happy right now and hopefully my teammates...
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