The Great Debate: Kobe Bryant vs. Lebron James

"What I'm doing right now, I'm chasing perfection.”- Kobe Bryant.

Perfection: the highest degree of proficiency, skill, or excellence, though known to Kobe Bryant as everyday life.

Since taking the court for the first time, Bryant’s motto is to be the best.

When entering the NBA in 1996 he wasn’t right away known as the best, as that torch was carried by No. 23 from Wilmington, NC, Michael Jordan.

However, this wouldn’t last long as Bryant didn’t like not being the best because he felt not being the best just wasn’t good enough.

Nevertheless, whether he liked it or not Jordan was the best. But not for long.

Bryant would win his first NBA Championship in 2000 at age 22. That following year he would do it again and then again, making it three straight titles and at age 24 and only being in the NBA for six years this dominance that Bryant was showing so soon was just unbelievable.

Unbelievable because this was the first time anyone had ever seen such dominance so fast; fast enough that it was faster than the great Michael Jordan.

It took Jordan eight seasons to get one title, where in that span it took Bryant only six seasons to get three.

However this still wasn’t good enough to prove that Bryant was the best, but it was good enough to put him in the conversation.

As Bryant’s career went on, he would continue to dominate season by season, basket by basket, and record by record.

Then in 2003 a new player would come onto the scene. Lebron James, an 18-year-old kid right out of St. Vincent St. Mary High School was coming in with the same mindset Bryant did; be the best.

So that brings us to the question that has turned into what has seemed to be a lifelong debate.

Who is better: Kobe Bryant or Lebron James? 

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