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Jason Kidd Reveals He Looks At LeBron James As The GOAT: "In My Book, He's Going Down As The Best To Ever Do It"

Jason Kidd Reveals He Looks At LeBron James As The GOAT: "In My Book, He's Going Down As The Best To Ever Do It"

LeBron James has solidified himself as one of the greatest basketball players to have ever lived. We could have said the greatest, but there is still the matter of Michael Jordan having played the same sport as LeBron. 

MJ's 6-0 record in the Finals, along with 10 scoring titles, a Defensive Player of the Year win, and many other statistics have people putting MJ over LeBron. However, LeBron has started creating individual all-time statistical categories for himself and is playing at an unprecedented level in Year 19.

A former LeBron teammate in Ray Allen has spoken about how he will always hold MJ as the greatest. However, a man that beat LeBron for a championship and also played against Jordan in Jason Kidd has come and said he looks at LBJ as the greatest player of all time.

Jason Kidd was also an assistant coach on the 2020 Championship winning LA Lakers squad led by LeBron James. However, this choice probably just comes down to what he values in the greatest of all time. 

Many people evaluate the greatest player of all time by their prime. In that regard, Jordan is unequivocally better than LeBron, with his prime being one of total dominance. Jordan's absolute dominance of 90s basketball will always have him be looked at as the greatest player to ever play, across generations.

Other people evaluate the greatest player of all time by their longevity. Nobody in NBA history has played at LeBron's level for this long and carrying the load that he does. James is the all-time leader in games played when you combine the playoffs and regular season. In addition, his production at age 37 is unheard of, as he is looking to win the scoring title. 

These two players are amazing in their own respects, but who people look at as the GOAT will most likely vary on their age and what they appreciate.