A debate that has long divided not only basketball fans, but also the current and former stars of the game is who is the best NBA player of all time, Michael Jordan or LeBron James? While opinions about superstar athletes may change because Jordan has not played in years and James is still in the league, it is always fun to visit this topic and compare his incredible achievements on the court.
Each generation has that special player that can be considered great. Jordan was for his generation and James is that today. So who will face your team and trust you to perform better under pressure? Here is a look at their impressive numbers side by side and what other NBA stars have to say about the great debate.
Some people will try to argue that neither of these two types is the best to play the game. Instead, they will choose Wilt Chamberlain, Bill Russell, Larry Bird or Magic Johnson.
While some of their cases may be strong, most people believe that it’s just Jordan or James, nobody else.
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