The LeBron James vs. Michael Jordan debate added another chapter this NBA season.
LeBron officially passed Karl Malone on the NBA's all-time leading scorers list this year. He now trails only Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. The tremendous accomplishment has once again been overshadowed by a debate about basketball's GOAT.
On Wednesday, a reporter asked Dallas Mavericks head coach Jason Kidd if LeBron is now the certified GOAT. He didn't hesitate with an answer.
"I think LeBron will go down as the greatest to do it," Kidd said. "When you look at his numbers, what he's done on and off the floor, no one's done that. You gotta put the whole package together. He's the greatest of all-time."
You don't see many former players calling LeBron James the "GOAT" over Michael Jordan. Add Jason Kidd to the list.
What LeBron has done over an entire NBA career has been nothing short of legendary. It's probably the best start-to-finish career basketball's ever seen. However, Michael Jordan has something to say about that.
When Jordan and the Bulls found a groove they were impossible to stop for practically a decade. Jordan's commitment to one organization for the majority of his career is also noteworthy.
LeBron's reputation has taken a few hits because of how often he's jumped ship. He left Cleveland for Miami, Miami for Cleveland and Cleveland for Los Angeles. It's plausible he does it again this offseason, especially considering how horrific the Lakers are right now.
Who do you think is the NBA's official GOAT?