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LeBron James says he’d beat Michael Jordan 1-on-1 in their primes

Michael Jordan, LeBron James

Michael Jordan, LeBron James


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Michael Jordan said “no question” he’d beat LeBron James 1-on-1 if both were in their primes.

LeBron has avoided directly addressing the debate.

Until now.

LeBron on the Today show:

I take myself. For sure. I mean, I’m going to take myself versus anybody. I’ll tell you one thing: They’re going to have to have a few wheelchairs and a couple ambulance there to get us off the floor.

I’d give Jordan the edge. Though I think both players reached very similar levels in their primes, one of LeBron’s biggest advantages over Jordan – passing – is irrelevant in 1-on-1. Jordan is a superior individual scorer and better defender, though LeBron’s size would pose problems.