Foster iii charlotte observer tribune news service getty images there is an. Lebron james was a young high school star who had yet to make his big impression on the national stage when he first met michael jordan who was preparing for a comeback with the wizards.
But michael jordan is well michael jordan.
Lebron james on michael jordan. While both players are known. Los angeles lakers forward lebron james has been compared to michael jordan since he first entered the nba directly out of high school and 17 years later those comparisons haven t stopped. Michael jordan goat debate.
There s just no getting away from the lebron james vs. Regular season stats jordan is superior in the scoring department but james grabs rebounds and dishes out assists at a higher rate. Then you ve got the person who is probably just barely old enough to buy a beer and doesn t know what a tamogatchi is who says it s.
This new title just strengthens it. Michael jordan and lebron james shown during the 2014 playoffs have defined two generations of nba basketball. Getty michael jordan left and lebron james right one offshoot of the cessation of nba play because of the coronavirus has been a fallback to greatest of all time debates fueled by a.
It s a question that will never be answered but in the wake of lebron s fourth championship our fascination with. There s always that somebody that says it s michael jordan. Lebron james resume speaks for itself he certainly had a compelling case before this championship.