NBA  > General NBA  > Is Kobe Bryant better than MichaelJordan?
March 9, 2011, 12:43 PM
Forget about their accomplishment just give an opinion, specially if you???ve seen both play.
March 9, 2011  04:32 PM ET

Well.... no comments...

March 9, 2011  11:55 PM ET

Tough one. Both have the rings, MVPs, both the "go to" guys with the game on the line , etc. etc. But, following the instructions in your begining thread and ignoring stats/accomplishments, I would say Jordan. ( and I'm a Laker fan ). By the smallest of margins.

March 10, 2011  02:15 AM ET

Kobe is no Michael Jordan.

March 10, 2011  03:21 AM ET

You must be young to ask that question. No one who watched both Jordan and Bryant play would argue that Kobe is in the same league. Kobe is not even number two. Jordan was a much better defenders and led the league in steals every year, he had a better shoting percentage, averaged more points, and in truth his teamates sucked. Kobe has always had strong teamates.

March 10, 2011  06:51 AM ET
QUOTE(#5):

You must be young to ask that question. No one who watched both Jordan and Bryant play would argue that Kobe is in the same league. Kobe is not even number two. Jordan was a much better defenders and led the league in steals every year, he had a better shoting percentage, averaged more points, and in truth his teamates sucked. Kobe has always had strong teamates.

Yeah, Scottie Pippen was freakin' horrible.

March 10, 2011  12:03 PM ET

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March 10, 2011  12:05 PM ET

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March 10, 2011  12:07 PM ET

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I bet you cant drop them all, its timed so if youre going to cheat have your cheat sheet ready cheater McCheaterson.

March 10, 2011  12:15 PM ET
QUOTE(#7):

TOP 10 AllTime NBA Scoring list quiz see what you know ===> http://bloginmob.blogspot.com/2011/03/kobe-moves-to-6-all-time-scoring-who .htmlI bet you cant drop all TEN, Its timed so if youre going to cheat have the cheat sheet ready cheater McCheaterson.

I could have sworn that John Havilecek was in the top 10 but after some research he is #12. I had him instead on Hayes. 9 of 10 not to bad.

Oh and Kobe is not even close to Jordan.

March 10, 2011  12:32 PM ET
QUOTE(#5):

You must be young to ask that question. No one who watched both Jordan and Bryant play would argue that Kobe is in the same league. Kobe is not even number two. Jordan was a much better defenders and led the league in steals every year, he had a better shoting percentage, averaged more points, and in truth his teamates sucked. Kobe has always had strong teamates.

Actually I am old lol.....I do think MJ was the best ever...period..

March 10, 2011  12:33 PM ET
QUOTE(#10):

I could have sworn that John Havilecek was in the top 10 but after some research he is #12. I had him instead on Hayes. 9 of 10 not to bad.Oh and Kobe is not even close to Jordan.

true...

March 10, 2011  12:42 PM ET

Kobe!

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March 10, 2011  02:43 PM ET

I think kobe a better shooter, and been to more finals than jordan. it took jordan 7 years to win a championship. kobe win it in his third year

March 10, 2011  04:09 PM ET

Jordan is the greatest player of all time period

March 10, 2011  04:46 PM ET
QUOTE(#16):

Jordan is the greatest player of all time period

100%

March 10, 2011  04:47 PM ET
QUOTE(#15):

I think kobe a better shooter, and been to more finals than jordan. it took jordan 7 years to win a championship. kobe win it in his third year

YOU ARE A LAKER FAN...LOL

March 10, 2011  07:49 PM ET

Well no he's not, but he's still best player in the world :)

March 10, 2011  08:40 PM ET

Kobe is the best in the NBA now and has been for sometime.

I had the pleasure of seeing them both play. Jordan only a few times ..(tickets for bulls games were hard to come by in the late 80s -early 90s

I don't think it close though, Jordan was the best to ever lace'm up. period

Remember, Jordan played at the end of the 'Real basketball era' when players could actually play defense with out a foul being called every 45 seconds. The game is soft now.

Those years where the Pistons roughed him up helped Jordan absorb and play through contact which in turn, made Michael Jordan into an absolute monster on the court.

 
March 11, 2011  03:36 PM ET

Kobe is good ... but Michael transcended the game. People that dont follow basketball knew who MJ was.

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