The Great Debate: Kobe or LeBron? A Question Without Any True Answer

December 25th, 2009 by Curtis Finchum Leave a reply »
A Christmas day match-up that many will remember, a match-up of two NBA MVP's, and two of the leagues top teams. 

The reigning NBA Champion Lakers and the beast from the East Cavaliers. Kobe Bryant versus LeBron James, a match-up fans drool over constantly. 

Bryant is a four time NBA Champion, a league MVP (2008), Finals MVP, and an Olympic gold medalist. James is the reigning MVP and also an Olympic gold medalist. 

The question since James entered the league in 2003 was who is the better player? Who is a better comparison to that of Michael Jordan and his peers? 

Reasons can be given for both parties. A multitude of abilities and talents that both Bryant and James share, but they've both done things that we've never even seen before. 

James is known for his ridiculous athletic ability, probably being the best true athlete in the league. He's also probably the best finisher at the rim. If James beats you off the dribble, he's close if not impossible to stop. 

Bryant on the other hand, is a completely different monster. Bryant is known as the best closer in the game, his complete overall skill set and his ...

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