Kobe Vs. LeBron: A 10-Page Guide for Selecting the Best Player on the Planet

Who’s better, Kobe or LeBron?   The Black Mamba or King James?

"Are you serious?" Kobe Bryant sniped back when fronted with this question, sounding offended.

Jerry West, on the other hand, claimed two years ago that “LeBron has surpassed Kobe as a player.” Even Magic Johnson echoed this sentiment.

Then they changed their minds, backpedaling on their statements.  Indeed, choosing between Bryant and James is difficult and kind of a moot point because it’s hard to go wrong with either one. After all, they both clearly stand out as the two best players in a league full of stars. 

But that doesn’t stop the debate from raging on.  This slideshow compares Kobe Bryant and LeBron James in 10 different areas of their game.

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