Fan Forum: Was Michael Jordan or Larry Bird the Better All-Around Player?

Fan Forum: Was Michael Jordan or Larry Bird the Better All-Around Player? You can’t go wrong building a team around either Michael Jordan or Larry Bird, but which legend was a better all-around player?

Although Jordan’s career was slightly longer than Bird’s, fans on both sides of the argument can go on for days with facts and figures as to who was better and why.

Jordan, the high-flying scoring machine, averaged 30.1 points, 6.2 rebounds and 5.3 assists per game while the sharp-shooting Bird averaged 24.3 points, 10 rebounds and 6.3 assists per game.

The Hick from French Lick has three titles and three MVP awards while Air Jordan has six titles and five MVP awards and ranks third on the all-time scoring list with 32,292 points behind Karl Malone (36,928) and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (38,387).

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