The Greatest Nba Player

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The Greatest of All Time Have you ever wondered who truly was the greatest NBA player of all time was? There are very many players that could be selected for this title. Some names that you would be likely to see when discussing this topic are: Bill Russell, Kobe Bryant, Wilt Chamberlain, Larry Bird, LeBron James, and Michael Jordan (Top 10 Players in NBA History). Most people can recognize most of these names but one of these people may be the most well known people in all of sports. The reason for this is because he is you doubtfully the best person to every play the game of basketball. This man is Michael Jordan and he was the greatest player to ever be apart of the NBA because of his accomplishments in basketball, his impact on the game, and the legacy that he has left. Jordan’s career stats and awards are matched by very few other players. Some say that LeBron James is the greatest player. LeBron has not shown a career performance that comes anywhere close to what Jordan has accomplished. LeBron career points per game is 27.5, while Jordan averaged 30.1 points per game (Top 10 Players in NBA History). While this may not seem that much of a difference, Jordan puts the icing on the cake with all of his career accomplishments. Jordan has 3 times as many NBA championships than LeBron. Although it is true that LeBron has not finished his NBA career yet, he is definitely not on pace to surpass Jordan. To add to that, Jordan also had 6 finals MVP awards, 10 scoring titles, and a 14 time all star (Is Michael Jordan the Greatest). This is practically unmatched by just about every player to play the game. It’s not just the statistics that make Jordan the best, his absolute determination to win was something no other player could compete with. He would single handedly carry his team to victory at times. He led his team to 3 straight Championships, took a…...

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