Things can become fairly heated when NBA fans discuss the famous Los Angeles Lakers player LeBron James.
Of course, a lot of people think James is the greatest player to ever play the sport. Some people think that other players are deserving of greater praise.
Former NBA coach George Karl recently asserted that declaring Chicago Bulls star Michael Jordan to be the greatest of all time is a simple way to enrage James’ supporters.
Learned this week there are four simple words to really piss off Lakers fans: Michael is the GOAT. 😆🐐 pic.twitter.com/UyKKz9sHgp
— George Karl (@CoachKarl22) January 14, 2023
In actuality, this conclusion is not novel nor unique. NBA fans have argued about James’ place on the list of the best players in NBA history for well over a decade. When the NBA Finals are discussed, arguments occasionally come to an end.
While James is currently vying for his fifth NBA title, Jordan ended his career with six championships.
With that in mind, James actually makes an argument that he is the best player to ever wear an NBA uniform in pretty much every other category. To begin with, he is on the verge of overtaking Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as the league’s all-time leading scorer.
The most points ever scored is 38,387 by Abdul-Jabbar. James is now threatening to suffocate him with 37,989 points. The