LeBron James' statistics indicate that he is a much better overall basketball player. While Jordan scored more overall, LeBron is a more efficient player, shooting better from two and three-point range. LeBron is also a much better passer and rebounder than Jordan ever was.
Kobe has won the league's scoring title twice, LeBron has led the league in scoring just once (though it must be mentioned LeBron narrowly missed out on his second last year, when Kevin Durant edged him by just . 4 points per contest). Yes Kobe once scored 81 points in a single basketball game.
While we're giving Kobe the edge over Jordan on their head-to-head matchups, Jordan wins the conversation when it comes to career accolades. Bryant was a 5x NBA Champion while Jordan won 6 titles, including a 6-0 record in the Finals. Bryant, on the other hand, finished his career with a 5-2 record in the Finals.
Greatest player of all time? Steph is top 15 at No. 15.
LeBron came in at No. 2 on The Athletic's list, trailing only Michael Jordan. LeBron is, according to The Athletic's voting panel of NBA experts, the second-greatest player ever. Which makes him, arguably, the greatest ever.
Curry has won just three NBA championships to Jordan's six, while also having only two MVP awards, compared to Jordan's five. But as Emmanuel Acho detailed, Curry's overall impact and influence on basketball goes beyond box scores, awards and accolades.
In a book that Grover wrote titled, 'Winning: The Unforgiving Race to Greatness', Grover outlined the differences between Kobe Bryant and Michael Jordan. “Kobe worked harder. MJ worked smarter,” wrote Grover. “Of all the things we worked on, the most challenging was simply getting him to stop.”
According to figures from ESPN, Michael Jordan is the greatest basketball player of all time. Besides, there are also many other excellent basketball players.
#1 Zion Williamson
Zion Williamson has not even entered his prime but is expected to be the strongest NBA player currently. At the age of 21, Zion is 6'11" tall and has a 284-pound structure.
He revealed that Michael Jordan almost never slept during his career. Armstrong shared his amazement over Jordan playing 40 minutes a night, getting almost no sleep, and then coming into practice and playing at a level higher than anyone there.
Since he retired in 2003, he has built a lucrative career and uses his wealth for philanthropic purposes. He also indulges: He has a secret golf course, sprawling estates, an NBA team, restaurants, and interest in DraftKings.
1: Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers. Mr. Consistency. His work ethic is legendary.
Age – 29 years old
Curry was born on March 14, 1988 in Akron, Ohio when his father, Dell, played for the Cleveland Cavaliers. He grew up in Charlotte, N.C., after his father was drafted by the Charlotte Hornets in the NBA expansion draft.
A closer look actually tells us that Durant has been the more efficient scorer than Jordan so far in KD's career. Durant is 38.1% from the 3-point line and 88.3% from the free-throw line. In contrast, Jordan is just 32.7% from the 3-point line and 83.5% from the free-throw line.
Per NBA.com, however, Curry also has an edge in terms of the more advanced calculations. His 2.27 assist-to-turnover ratio bested James at 1.81, as did his 26.7 assist ratio when compared to James' 20.6 figure.
In NBA.com Canada's ranking of the top 30 players, James came in at No. 3: LeBron lands at three here, but The King is far from washed. In fact, in our last ranking, James landed at No.