Jordan is superior in the scoring department, but James grabs rebounds and dishes out assists at a higher rate. While both players are known for tenacious defense on the wing, Jordan finished first in the league in steals three times in his career. James has not yet claimed a steals title.
Who is the GOAT in the NBA The most common (and correct) answer to this question is former Chicago Bulls guard Michael Jordan. 'Air Jordan' won no fewer than six NBA championships during his time with the Chicago Bulls, claiming the Finals MVP award on all six occasions.Jordan has held on to the title of GOAT for the better part of 30 years and to this day his resumé appears untouchable. He won all six of his Finals appearances and won Finals MVP in all of them. He was named regular-season MVP five times, has 10 scoring titles and was named Defensive Player of the Year.
There is no denying the greatness of LeBron James. He's an 18-time All-Star in 19 seasons (he missed out in his rookie season). He's a four-time MVP, a four-time champion and a four-time NBA Finals MVP. He's even the league's all-time scoring leader when you combine the regular season and playoffs.
Does LeBron pass Michael Jordan if he wins this year’s title | First TakeMichael Jordan, a five-time MVP, six-time NBA Finals MVP, 14-time All-Star and six-time NBA champion is the undisputed greatest basketball player of all time. Jordan was a 10-time scoring champion and a one-time Defensive Player of the Year, the latter being an award that James has never won.1. Michael Jordan (1984-1993, 1995-1998, 2002-2003)
- Championships: 6.
- NBA Finals MVPs: 6.
- League MVPs: 5.
GOAT debate cheat sheet: Where NBA legends rank No. 1
- LeBron James. Most All-NBA selections: Passed Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Tim Duncan and Kobe Bryant and stands at No.
- Michael Jordan.
- Wilt Chamberlain.
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
- Bill Russell.
- Magic Johnson.
- Kobe Bryant.
- Tim Duncan.
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Michael Jordan, a five-time MVP, six-time NBA Finals MVP, 14-time All-Star and six-time NBA champion is the undisputed greatest basketball player of all time. Jordan was a 10-time scoring champion and a one-time Defensive Player of the Year, the latter being an award that James has never won.
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I've lost almost 300 games. Twenty-six times I've been trusted to take the game-winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.
BREAKING: LeBron James has passed Michael Jordan for 4th place on the NBA's all-time scoring list with 32,293 points. James did it in 117 more games than Jordan, while Jordan took 1,300 more shots than James. Benjie Elga and 5,243 others like this.
Ronaldo has seven league titles, but unlike Messi, he can claim to have won the league in three different countries (England, Spain and Italy) – something that increases his claim to the GOAT crown in the eyes of some.Bo Jackson v Jackie Robinson
The Greatest Athlete of All Time title goes to Bo Jackson. This was based on the comparison of a range of sport science metrics. Even without the science, public vote had him well ahead – after 27,397 votes Jackson was well ahead with 79.5% of the votes.
They also go through his historic 22 seasons and 7 Super Bowls and the path to being the GOAT.
- Gordie Howe (1946-1971, 1979-1980)
- Mickey Mantle (1951-1968)
- Joe DiMaggio (1936-1942, 1946-1951)
- Yogi Berra (1946-1963, 1965)
- Wayne Gretzky (1979-1999)
01 Giannis Antetokounmpo
Antetokounmpo reached the NBA mountaintop in 2021 by winning a championship and Finals MVP award. He wasn't able to repeat in 2022 with Milwaukee after Khris Middleton suffered a knee injury at the beginning of the playoffs.Cristiano Ronaldo – 1147
He made his United debut at the age of 18 and the remainder was history. He played 342 times for Man United and 438 times for Real Madrid, winning every conceivable club title with both clubs. Ronaldo is the all-time leading scorer in men's football and has 194 appearances for Portugal.Football.
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I've lost almost 300 games. Twenty-six times I've been trusted to take the game-winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.As to the part that the numbers don't tell, Jordan wins there as well. He's the only one of them who never lost in a finals. He is the only one who won the finals MVP every time. He's the only one who never played a game seven.Kobe Bryant
Kobe Bryant – 14,41 missed shots
Kobe missed 14481 shots, the most ever in NBA history. All on his way to one of the greatest careers in sports.Career Accolades
Jordan has 6 final MVPs while LeBron has 4. MJ has 10 scoring titles to Lebron's 1 scoring title. Michael Jordan has 5 MVPs, while LeBron has 4. Michael Jordan is also the only one of the two to win Defensive Player of the Year (winning it in 1988).
Messi has 10 league titles to Ronaldo's six, and he has the edge overall in terms of club honours with 33—Ronaldo has 27.