Is winning a title with a third team the key to lebron james surpassing michael jordan the answer is complicated nba or lonzo ball, brandon ingram and kyle kuzma as his athleticism declines. Michael jordan and lebron james are much more similar than you think here, we will examine and compare their lives (off the court) and how their careers have gone, and boy, are they ever ridiculously similar.
A total of 557 texts in a 12-hour window couldn't solve the never-ending debate between michael jordan and lebron james that's the thread i engaged with my best friend and his two younger brothers in the aftermath of the cavs' game 1 loss to the celtics in the eastern conference finals on sunday. Everyone loves to compare lebron james to michael jordan, but we have 5 former nba stars who actually compare to lebron's skills on the court.
Top 15 striking similarities between michael jordan and lebron james by not just because they're multiple-time nba champions who took the sport and nba industry to new heights michael jordan and lebron james are much more similar than you think it's time for us to do a legend-to-legend comparison about the lives of possibly the two. 11:00am edt may 19, 2018 11:05am edt the michael jordan vs lebron james debate rages on it's old and tired, but maybe take a different approach before it spins out of control it's old and tired, but maybe take a different approach before it spins out of control. Especially when it comes to discussions that challenge conventional wisdom, including the ever-more-prevalent comparison between lebron james and michael jordan it wasn't until lebron rounded out his mj-like calendar year—with an nba mvp, a finals mvp, a title and an olympic gold medal—that the chatter first came to the fore.
Lebron james vs michael jordan comparison michael jordan is widely considered to be the greatest player in nba history lebron james is one of the best basketball players currently active this is a comparison of their records lebron james began his career with the cleveland cavaliers and current. Michael jordan is widely considered to be the greatest player in nba history lebron james is one of the best basketball players currently active this is a comparison of their records lebron james began his career with the cleveland cavaliers and currently plays for the miami heat michael jordan played for the chicago bulls for most of his career and led them to victory in the nba championship six times.
James has certainly seemed to take a bit of a leap in the eyes of the nba community this season, likely because of his wonderful performance at age 33 he’s also single-handedly won two playoff series this year it’s been incredible but lebron rising above jordan has also brought out some more reasonable takes. The battle has, stupidly, raged on between supporters of michael jordan and lebron james both sides seem to believe their preference is irrefutably the choice for the best player in nba history and because they did not play in the same era, the question will never be answered.
But james doesn’t just grudgingly accept it as jordan did and he actively enjoys the process of lifting teammates up to the level where they can help him reach that plateau if there’s a singular difference between james and jordan, that is it.
Lebron james on latest michael jordan comparison: 'it's the ultimate' indiana pacers coach frank vogel didn't mean to set off a frothing twitter storm after game 6 but he compared lebron james to michael jordan, and, well, that's enough to boil blood.