Kobe Bryant Is No Michael Jordan, but He’s the Best Player in the NBA

In the continuing debate over who is better, Michael Jordan or Kobe Bryant, there is no debate. Michael Jordan is better. 

Michael was faster, quicker, leaped higher, had greater hang time, more body control, greater presence, was a purer scorer, was more creative, and was the greatest closer of all time. 

Although, Kobe is a better three-point shooter, statistically, and probably a purer shooter, Michael was the better player, and not by a small margin.

Can you imagine what Michael could've done with the rules of today's NBA?

You could probably add 15 points to his average and increase his shooting percentage by 10 percent.

It's possible that he could've broken Wilt Chamberlain's record 100 points in one game.


Pound-for-pound, Michael was the best NBA basketball player ever.

The fact that Kobe copied his moves, adopted his speaking pattern and facial expressions, and occasionally even drives the lane with his tongue out, says it all.

Kobe copied the best, but isn't him. That said, Kobe is the best player in the NBA today. 

We have to remember that Kobe is one of the elder statesmen in the NBA today. Though only 31 years old, he is a 14-year veteran of the league. 

His legs have a lot of miles on them, and he has accrued a plethora of injuries over the years; the last few years having to play through the season and playoffs with them.

Whether it's been his knee, his back, or fingers, every year he finds a way to beat the other premier teams (and players) in the league.

Let's compare him to some other players in the league.


LeBron James

LeBron is a physical phenomenon.

His height, stature, athleticism, and basketball IQ is amazing, and night after night he is a human highlight reel. 

It would be fair t...

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