In an interview with NBA TV (set to air Monday), Michael Jordan weighed in on a popular debate around the NBA – Kobe Bryant or LeBron James?
via Ira Winderman, Sun Sentinel:
“If you had to pick between the two, that would be a tough choice,” Jordan, now owner of the Charlotte Bobcats, told program host Ahmad Rashard, “but five beats one every time I look at it.”
“And not that he won’t get five,” Jordan said of James. “He may get more than that, but five is bigger than one.”
Well – LeBron James responded to the G.O.A.T. choosing the five-time NBA champ over himself, saying he doesn’t get too involved with what guys say about him, in this case, even Michael Jordan.
“That doesn’t matter to me,” he said. “If you take Kobe one and then I go second…it doesn’t matter. I don’t really get too involved about what guys say about me, or if you take Kobe or if you take LeBron.
”As long as I’m on the floor and I try to make plays for my teammates, I don’t do what I do for othe