Michael Jordan And Lebron James

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On every level of basketball there are players that have shined on and off the court, this is true for two great players like Michael Jordan and LeBron James. The debate over who is the best player between these two great athletes, has divided sports fans since LeBron earned his first Finals Championship.
For many years Michael Jordan has been seen as one of the greatest player to ever play the game of basketball. Michael Jordan was first drafted into the NBA by the Chicago Bulls as the third pick in the first round of the NBA draft of 1984, after finishing his college career at the University of North Carolina. Michael Jordan has been known for his high flying and stylish dunks ever since he first stepped into the basketball scene, but there is more to Michael Jordan than his dunking abilities.
Michael Jordan played for the Chicago Bulls from 1984 to 1998 winning six NBA championships from 1991-1993 and 1996-1998. His was also awarded Most Valuable Player award in 1988, 1991, 1992, 1996, and 1998 as well as Defensive Player of the year in 1988. Michael Jordan was honored with nine All-Defensive First Team in 1988-93, and 1996-98, ten time All NBA First Team and played in fourteen All-Star games, earning three All-Star MVP awards in 1988, 1996, and 1998. And if that was not enough, Michael Jordan was also in the Olympics earning two gold medals in 1984, 1992 and was name one of 50 greatest players in NBA history in 1996.
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