Rap Star claims LeBron overrated.
Mass Appeal Wire Reports
LOS ANGELES — Game on. Never shy when popping off opinions regarding the skill sets of others, rap artist ‘The Game’ says LeBron James ranks a distant third when compared to the legacies of NBA legends Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant. After coming up short for the 2nd time in a three-year span against the world champion Golden State Warriors, King James’ career record in the NBA Finals stands at a less than stellar 3-5. Widely regarded as being the league’s most formidable talent, James became the first player in NBA Finals history to average a triple-double and it still wasn’t enough.
The Cavs got their asses kicked in 5 games.
“Kevin Durant being on Golden State was the x-factor,” Game told TMZ. “The best player in the world is Michael Jordan, after that it’s Kobe [Bryant], in order of appearance. Kobe and Mike never lost in the finals.” The Game is wrong. Kobe lost twice in the Finals.
"I left everything on the floor every game."
— NBA TV (@NBATV) June 13, 2017
Retired NBA champ Scottie Pippen, a former teammate of Jordan, says it’s unfair to compare James to the aforementioned all-time greats. “They player different positions. Kobe and Michael are both two guards; they’re scorers,” Pippen said in a recent ESPN interview.
“They’re mostly like a Kyrie [Irving]], they’re trying to score the basketball, they’re not looking to make plays for anybody on the floor. That’s the role that LeBron plays because he’s such a dominant and powerful force, he’s a great passer. I like to compare him to Magic [Johnson]. I think he plays a lot more like Magic.”
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