Winning. Kobe Bryant is a better player than LeBron James because he is a proven winner. A ring rush of 5 championships, a compilation of game-winners, having the assassin mentality, leading by example, this is what gives Kobe the edge over LeBron. Kobe Bryant and LeBron James are both extremely gifted basketball players who possess the talent and athleticism, allowing them to be prosperous at their profession. First of all, Kobe Bryant holds the record for most three- pointers made with twelve in one game, on January 7th, 2003 vs. the Seattle SuperSonics.
Michael Jordan retired from the NBA in 1993 and came back to play in 1995 and retired again in 1999. Michael Jordan certainly proved that he was and is the greatest player of all time with the following statistics: 5 MVP Awards 10 All-NBA First Team Designation 9 All-Defensive First Team Honors 14 NBA All-Star Game appearances 3 All-Star Game MVP awards 10 Scoring titles 3 Steal titles 6 NBA Finals MVP awards 1988 NBA Defensive Player of the Year award Holds the record for the highest career regular season scoring average of 30.12 points per game Holds the record for the highest career playoff scoring average of 33.45
He was named player of the year after his great performance his junior year. Jordan succeeded in the NBA like any other player would want to. Unlike any other rookie, he was already making a name for himself. He led his team in scoring and he scored more points than any other player in the NBA that season. This wasn’t a normal type of thing you usually see from a rookie.
Jeremy Lin, the underdog of the NBA. His full name is Jeremy Shu-How Lin, born on August 23, 1988 to Gie Ming and Shirley Lin. His parents emigrated to ths U.S in the mid- 1970s, making him the first Asian American player of Taiwanese of decent. Although he is very big now, he was always pretty good at this game called basketball. He was tall, quick, and had a high basketball I.Q.
Kobe Bryant VS LeBron James The National Basketball Association (NBA) has produced some of the greatest men’s basketball players who all have put a mark in the record books based off their performances. Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers and the Miami Heat’s star LeBron James are both the face of the NBA toady. The ultimate goal for both players is to win championships. However, their approach to the same goal is different. Through exploring their early life, style of play and team/individual performance, there was a dramatic difference to reaching one common goal; winning championships.
LeBron James vs. Kobe Bryant: Who is better? Tanisha Chism COMP/170 May 8, 2012 Dr. Jackie Mangieri So it is time to address the most frequently asked question in the NBA: Who is better LeBron James or Kobe Bryant? Both are amazing athletes with similar ways of playing the game of basketball, but have different ways of accomplishing their goals on the basketball court. LeBron James and Kobe Bryant at some point have been considered the best players in the world. James and Bryant are extremely great basketball players who have some challenges yet also excelled in different ways.
Coach K at last led Duke to victory in 1991, winning their first national championship. Once again in the year 1992, Duke won the national title, and maintained the national number one ranking throughout the season, this time by 20 points. Mike Krzyzewski is the only coach since John Wooden to win two consecutive NCAA championships. Once again the Duke team made it to the championship in 1994, losing by only 4 points to Arkansas. Shortly after the tournament, Coach K. was forced to take a ten-month break from coaching because he underwent back surgery, but he returned to lead the Blue Devils into three more NCAA tournaments in 1996, '97 and '99.
Thanks to their appearance in the movie Space Jam, Charles Barkley and Patrick Ewing are among the select few NBA players that can also call themselves movie stars. These two men are among the greatest to play professional basketball and have both been accepted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. They both had outstanding careers with many accomplishments. They played during the same time period and their paths crossed many times throughout their admirable careers. Patrick Ewing and Charles Barkley were both popular and astounding NBA basketball players, but their careers took opposite directions after they retired from playing basketball.
Michael Jordan and Bo Jackson Claven Ridley Week 8 First Draft Professor Deborah Busby Michael Jordan and Bo Jackson are two of the most influential professional athletes of their time because of their impact on professional sports. Michael Jordan is considered one of the greatest basketball players in NBA history. Micheal is recognized for his spectacular ball handling skills and his outrageous dunks. Michael Jordan is one of the most highly marketed athletes of his generation. Michael was born February 17, 1963 in Brooklyn, New York.
Michael Morrell Professor Thornhill Writing I 1 April 2012 The Evolution of Professional Basketball For many years, professional basketball has been one of the most popular sports in the world. Basketball is a rim-rattling, slam-dunking, high flying show adored by millions and millions of fans all over. Would you believe the first teams even used peach baskets for goals? Or that players were not allowed to dribble the ball? The sport has changed dramatically over the years.