When it comes to all-time, is LeBron overrated?

When it comes to all-time, is LeBron overrated?

Postby 3Peatkb24 » Sun Mar 03, 2019 5:24 am

LeBron James is known as the best player of his generation, this decade = 2010-2019 but is he better than floor players like Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson, Kobe Bryant, and Larry Bird were? Most people in the media rank him #2 all-time only behind Jordan which is annoying. I definitely do not think he is even close to Jordan, and Magic although not as athletic was a better all-around player and leader. Here comes the fun debate, is LeBron better than Kobe or Larry? Some Stats will say he is but I have watched all 3 play live, my eye test tells me that it is real debatable. By the way Kobe has won 5 Championships, 2 more than LeBron. Larry won 3, the same amount as LeBron. When I watched Kobe and Larry they were killers and didn't hop around team to team trying to stack their teams like LeBron did with Miami and Cleveland the 2nd time around to win rings.

At the age of 34, Kobe led the Lakers to the playoffs with a roster that was a mess which had no chemistry in 2013. LeBron is 34 now and it appears he can not even get the Lakers to an 8th seed and into the playoffs. Quite embarrassing and a legacy blow IMO.
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Re: When it comes to all-time, is LeBron overrated?

Postby lakerevolution » Sun Mar 03, 2019 9:43 am

You can't overrate all those trips to the Finals. He's been a transcendant player since he came into the league and is comparable to any of the greats in any era. Jordan probably did more with less star power than anybody, and because of that he'll continue to be regarded as the best, but after that it's a toss-up between Magic, LeBron, Kobe and Larry.
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Re: When it comes to all-time, is LeBron overrated?

Postby 3Peatkb24 » Sun Mar 03, 2019 11:04 am

lakerevolution wrote:You can't overrate all those trips to the Finals. He's been a transcendant player since he came into the league and is comparable to any of the greats in any era. Jordan probably did more with less star power than anybody, and because of that he'll continue to be regarded as the best, but after that it's a toss-up between Magic, LeBron, Kobe and Larry.


LeBron is a great player but to automatically put him at #2 like ESPN does is pure poppycock! He isn't better than Magic that I do know and nothing will convince me that he is.
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