One of the most spirited debates in sports is over the best player in the history of the NBA.
But with the game evolving so much over the decades, it can be tough to discern who exactly was the best, as the game is so different now than it previously was. Nevertheless, the argument usually comes down to LeBron James vs. Michael Jordan.
FOX Sports 1 basketball analyst Doug Gottlieb is of the mindset that MJ is better than LeBron, but it doesn’t stop there. Gottlieb is adamant that Boston Celtics legend Larry Bird is a superior talent than “The King.”
Here’s his reason why:
We’re sure Celtics fans agree.
There’s no arguing the effect Bird had on the Celtics franchise, but even if he is ahead, James can’t be too far behind.
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