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Kobe Bryant Ranked Himself, Michael Jordan, LeBron James Instead Of Eating Cow Tongue

Kobe Bryant taking questions from the media.

LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 18: Kobe Bryant speaks to the media at a press conference before his #8 and #24 jerseys are retired by the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center on December 18, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

There's a great deal of debate regarding who should be considered the best NBA player of all-time - and it's usually between Michael Jordan and LeBron James. Kobe Bryant was asked to rank Jordan, LeBron and himself in a recent Late Late Show skit.

Bryant somehow found himself in a situation where he either had to answer questions from show host James Corden or eat cow tongue. Corden asked him to rank three players - Michael Jordan, LeBron James and himself.

Bryant initially refused to answer, and acted like he was going to take a bite. But when it got close to his mouth, he gave in and dropped his rankings.

He ranked himself No. 1 - which is to be expected. But the more interesting thing is that he ranked Jordan ahead of James.

It's not a huge surprise, since Bryant idolized Jordan growing up. But he did play with both players - even if it was at different points in their careers.

As a reminder, Jordan won six titles with the Chicago Bulls. Bryant won five with the Los Angeles Lakers. James has won three titles - two with the Miami Heat and one with the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Props to Bryant for even going on the show. He had to know Corden was going to ask him something ridiculous.