For the last decade, LeBron James ruled the league. He was considered as the best player in the world and James has a phenomenal resume to show for his achievements over the last 10 years or so. But with the King edging closer to his retirement, talks about who will dominate the next decade have already begun.
Fans and sports pundits have many names who might take the crown from James and wear it in the coming years. One player who is common on every list is none other than Milwaukee Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo. Giannis has climbed the ladder and established himself as one of the best players in the world.
As such, NBA analyst Kendrick Perkins even hailed him as someone who will go down as the most dominant player in NBA history. Perkins is back with another big take about the Greek Freak's NBA career.
"I look at the way Giannis is dominating and I look at the years that he has left of domination. When I look at LeBron James, it was a point where he was dominating for a long period of time. I mean like 10-11 years straight and Giannis could do that. With his athleticism, his brute strength and so when I look at what Giannis has already achieved and the route that he is going.
"Just like this for example, If I'm a general manager in the NBA and we took a survey and asked all the GMs around the league: If they were starting a franchise today that they could build on for the next 10 years, what player are they taking to start their franchie? I guarantee you each one of them will say Giannis Antetokounmpo. And back then they would say the same thing about LeBron James. And that's why I see a lot of comparisons. Because he could run the table. He has the ability to."
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As Perkins explained, Giannis still has a lot of years left in his career. Moreover, the Bucks superstar has now started to improve the other parts of his game as well. Which is something that will push his game to the next level.
Considering what he has already achieved, we might see him win at least a couple of more NBA titles before he retires.