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Draymond puts LeBron ahead of Jordan

Draymond puts LeBron ahead of Jordan

The NBA lives in constant debate. From social networks, eternal discussions between members of a huge community that has expanded in the 21st century in an amazing way for precisely this reason: The rise of Twitter and its derivatives allows criss-crossing videos and data to reach nearly every corner of the world. This is how The World’s Best League has grown, becoming a global phenomenon that everyone wants to comment on, catch up on things that happen every day and on which the conversation never stops: not even during regular seasonwhich is either at the craziest part or can get boring at times; Not even in the playoffs, of course. But not in the summer, when the market and transfer rumors are daily bread.

And so, through the discussions of the biggest and some not-so-great ones, we come to the biggest of them all: Who is the best player of all time? This does not stop. The position, which Michael Jordan has more or less unanimously occupied, has been called into question very regularly as LeBron James’ career has evolved. There is, for some, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar who has always had a hard time getting into the debate about the truth that his career developed in years far removed from the current extraordinary openness of the North American Leaguewith countless people not getting to see his years in the Bucks and first in the Lakers and preserving his last stretch of his career, already with Magic Johnson as captain, even though the center always adds to the team, one of show timequite historical.

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The last to set himself about it, if he hadn’t already, was Draymond Green. in the podcast Throwing bonesAnd the Statements collected by the media Knights Nationgave him a Warriors player top 5 Historic, following the very traditional line of rosters made with such persistence in the NBA. For Green, the historical classification, in that order, is as follows: LeBron James, Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, Stephen Curry and Shaquille O’Neal. Aside from the fact that it’s his personal opinion (Magic Johnson, Tim Duncan, Larry Bird don’t exist) and that he puts his teammate, Curry, what Green was asked most about is first, with LeBron at the top. face. “Jordan has never beaten the best assembled team ever, nor has he ever faced the best assembled team each year.“.

Draymond’s remarks clearly refer to the 2016 Finals, where LeBron, In a selective performance, he led the Cavaliers to the promised ring, coming back from 3-1 down, which never happened on that tour. And also, of course, to the Ohioans’ four straight meetings against the Warriors from 2015 to 2018. Not surprisingly, Draymond, who works for the same agency as LeBron (clutch sports) and partnered with an agent (Rich Paul), yielding in this way to what has long been his rival. On the other hand, the Warriors star has always spoken well of his rival, And his statements in which he showed a great deal of respect for a legendary career, we don’t know if he was the best player in history, were very popular.. But, of course, the one who was given full entry into the discussion. It is not less than that.

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