Why Kobe/Jordan Debate Is Closer Than It Seems

Posted: 19th December 2009 by Marcel Mansour in NBA
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As Kobe Bryant continues to add to his already-brilliant legacy, the debate between him and Michael Jordan rages on. The majority of the NBA fans believe that the comparisons are foolish and that Jordan is still much better than Kobe. However, I am going to show why Kobe is closer to Jordan than is perceived. The following are major reasons against Kobe when people compare him to Jordan and why they are incorrect.á á 1. Jordan Simply Has Much Better Stats Than Kobe in Every Area á Jordan's career stats are that he averaged 30.1 points, 6.2 rebounds, 5.3 assists, 2.3 steals, and 0.8 blocks per game, while shooting 49.7 percent from the field, 32.7 percent from the three-point line, and 83.5 percent from the free throw line. On the other hand, Kobe has averaged 25.2 points, 5.3 rebounds, ...

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