Kobe Bryant or Michael Jordan: Who’s Better?

May 11th, 2010 by Alex Buda Leave a reply »
Nowadays, this seems to be the age-old question.

Who is better, Michael Jordan or Kobe Bryant?

Mostly everyone would agree that Michael Jordan is the superior player but do not really take the time to closely examine how alike these two players are.

The major difference between the two is that they played in two completely different eras, but that doesn’t make them incomparable.

I’m just looking for ways to compare them on an unbiased level. I’m not writing this article with an answer in mind, I’m simply going to do the analysis as I write and come up with the logical answer on the spot.

Let’s begin.

When comparing athletes, you must have a set of criteria in mind.

The fact that Bryant and Jordan played the same sport, in the same league at the same position makes this analysis that much easier.

Keep in mind, a criterion is used to compare players to it, not the other way around.

Most people make the mistake of putting out the players’ skill and setting that as a criterion which doesn't make sense because you need to be able to use that cri ...

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