Kobe Bryant vs. LeBron James: Why the ‘King’ Is Really Just Heir To the Throne

June 15th, 2010 by Kyle McMorrow Leave a reply »
It's hard to imagine that people are still sleeping on Kobe Bryant, but it seems every time the alarm goes off, the snooze button gets overused. 

For years the comparison between Kobe Bryant and LeBron James has been the topic of discussion, with LeBron falling short simply because of  the championship ring amount; however that aspect should be a last resort to prove Bryant's superiority.

If this postseason has taught us anything, it's that Kobe Bryant has completely established himself as the only player in the league with a clearance card for the level he is on.

On his way to the NBA Finals, Bryant closed out teams and put on scoring clinics in every city he visited.

In the Conference Finals against The Phoenix Suns, Kobe averaged nearly 34 points per game, and hit shots that go beyond jaw dropping.

"Those aren't shooters shots, they're scorers shots," Phoenix's Steve Nash told ESPN. "Those are best-player-in-the-game type shots."

But the numbers aren't relevant in the Kobe v. LeBron discussion, because the "King" has them too.

The two-time league MVP has a Magic Johnson type feel ...

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