Originally written December 01, 2012 on HoopStuff:
From Jerry Stackhouse, to Grant Hill, To Vince Carter, to Tracy McGrady, to Kobe Bryant and now Lebron James, everyone has been trying to anoint the next MJ for fifteen years. The simple truth is that there will never be another Michael Jordan, but at the same time, there well never be another Lebron. They are both in a class of their own and have completely dominated the league in their own ways and in their own eras. Lebron James is the best player since Michael Jordan, the most dominant and the most talked about, but they are completely different breeds. Yes, they have similarities, but the way they played the game and the way they carried themselves on and off the court are different. Michael Jordan was the greatest scorer, competitor, leader and clutch performer of the modern era of basketball. He not only pushed himself, but others to greatness, he single handedly won championships and almost by himself made the sport what it is now. His greatness is unparalleled and he will f...
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