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post #1 of 14 (permalink) Old October 26th, 2012, 09:09 Thread Starter
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Larry Bird vs LeBron

Stas wise they're equal (LeBron somewhat better scorer, Bird a lot better rebounder) but Bird had won a lot more during the same amount of seasons and proven to be a an extreme clutch player while also playing in a tougher era. Yet a younger generation of bball fans thinks Lebron is the best thing after /next to MJ.

Somebody explain it to me. :shakepalm: ok Lebron is significantly better defensively but still...

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post #2 of 14 (permalink) Old October 27th, 2012, 22:39
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I'd say it's because when people want to compare him with another great player, they think Magic Johnson, not MJ 23. But when it comes to leBron, there's not really a second superstar as good as he is (considering Kobe Bryant is just about past his prime). So fans want to compare LBJ to MJ.

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Which one's the white one?

He wins.

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post #4 of 14 (permalink) Old October 28th, 2012, 06:47
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When James has 3 titles, we can come back to this conservation.
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post #5 of 14 (permalink) Old October 28th, 2012, 06:55
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Bird not only had a high PPG stat (which LBJ has as well) but he's also a member of the very exclusive 50-40-90 club.

50-40-90 means a player shot 50% for field goals, 40% 3 pointers and 90% from the free throw line for the season. Basically means a player has had an amazingly good shooting season. Bird's had more than one of those seasons.

Course you don't need to be a member of the club to be amongst the best ever, but it really tells you what a sharpshooter he was in his day while doing all sorts of other shit on the floor.

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James has one title Bird has three.

Bird is still the leading small forward of all time unless James can match three titles or come up with some other important stats.

It is interesting to compare and contrast these two. I'm not saying LeBron isn't skillful but he relies a lot on his athleticism and strength which most players cannot match with in this league while Bird on the other hand wasn't an athletic player but was able to overcome it with a ridiculously high skill level as can be seen from his passing and shooting abilities. The guy doesn't even exert the amount of sweat and effort LeBron does but gets the job done ridiculously well.
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When James has 3 titles, we can come back to this conservation.
Then we'll be coming to this conversation after two more seasons me thinks.

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Then we'll be coming to this conversation after two more seasons me thinks.
It's not about the rings.

It depends what you value more to make a player better. Bird is the better shooter and is more clutch. He averages better for rebounds but I think LBJ is better in terms of assists. As for dominance, well LBJ still has quite a few years to make an even bigger mark. But Bird in his day could take anyone on.

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