LeBron James Is Arguably Better Than Michael Jordan

February 14th, 2010 by Ed Cohen Leave a reply »
I’m going to type a sentence now that is likely to make thousands of additional people think I have the brains of a lentil (which may be true, but my keyboarding skills are far superior):

LeBron James is better than Michael Jordan.

“This man is crazy,” sings the chorus of conventional wisdom.

“Jordan was a five-time league MVP. James has one MVP award, last year, although he appears to be a lock for No. 2 this year.

“Jordan was All-NBA First Team 10 times. James is headed for his fourth time on the list.'

“Jordan was a 14-time All-Star. Today is James’s sixth All-Star Game.

“Jordan made All-Defensive First Team nine times. James received his first such honor last year.'

“Jordan holds the NBA record for highest regular-season scoring average (30.12 points per game) and playoff scoring average (33.4 ppg). James stands at 27.8 ppg for his career in the regular season and 29.4 in the playoffs.'

“If all that weren’t enough, the clincher is that Jordan won six NBA championships with the Chicago Bulls. James has zero and has made it to the finals only once, 2007, when his Cleveland Cavaliers were ...

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