LeBron James is the greatest of all time. Simple as that. Even the king himself says it whenever someone asks him for an opinion on the GOAT debate. LeBron considers himself the GOAT because of the title he won with the Cleveland Cavaliers. But, some NBA fans believe Michael Jordan was better than LeBron. Others go with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Wilt Chamberlain, Kobe Bryant, and Bill Russell. We will give you a few good reasons to think that LeBron is the GOAT.
Jordan may have more championships than LeBron. But, King James has the advantage in many categories. This includes All-NBA First-Team selections, rebounds, assists, blocks and overall field goal percentage. He also has a great number of records. You can’t underestimate that.
LeBron James is the greatest of all time
The Chicago Bulls legend was a prolific scorer and
LeBron is known as a facilitator. The Lakers superstar is the only player in
NBA history with at least 34,000 points, 9,000 assists and 9,000 rebounds. LeBron is the ninth player to hit 9,000 assists. His style of play is
impeccable. Jordan had 5,633 assists in his incredible career.
Jordan was averaging 30.1 points per game, and LeBron goes with 27.1. He was less efficient from the field and the 3-point line. Jordan was also scoring better in the playoffs with his 32.4 points. However, King James has a marked advantage in other postseason categories. This includes accuracy from the field, assists, and rebounds. LeBron (239) has played in more playoff games than Jordan (179).
is 35, and he is in his 17th season. He has passed the Bulls icon
for fourth place. He also passed late Lakers legend Kobe Bryant for third on
the NBA all-time list.
LeBron has 34,087 points in his career. Kareem has 38,387. If LeBron keeps playing at this pace, he can easily pass Kareem.
Bulls had great success after Jordan decided to retire the first time. They
went 55-27, and that’s two wins shy of the record they had with Jordan on the
roster. LeBron’s departure from Cleveland caused a disaster. The Cavaliers
finished the season with a 19-63. They had a 61-21 record with LeBron on the