"Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships."
- Michael Jordan
Thanks MJ-Bulls for the picture.
No. Bird's skill set was more diverse.
Andrew Luck, Robert Griffin III, and Colin Kaepernick walk into a bar... To watch Russell Wilson win the Super Bowl.
Way too early on in his career for this. I don't even like discussing LeBron's all-time rank because he has so much basketball ahead of him.
Well i'm just gonna go ahead and say that Durant is already better than Bird at this point. Durant is just a outstanding shooter, even better than Bird was. Plus add his and athletic advantage and you have Durant being the better player. Only thing that can hurt Durant is if he often chokes in finals rest of career. other than that durant is superior in my book than Bird already
He would have to keep up this great rebounding, become a better passer and win at least 2 rings.
Same goes for Larry Bird...
(also I think Wade and Lebron were neck and neck when they joined together I'd say they were more like they were 2 of the top 3 talents in the NBA at the time of coming together and Bosh was in the top 10-15)
So like I said Larry didn't call up MJ and said hey we are the top players in the NBA lets come together so I can win a ring. So please spare me the poor LBJ story....
On top of that if you just want to argue stats Larry was a better rebounder, passer and had something that Lebron only stumbled on 1 or 2 series in his entire career and ladies and gentleman was:
A KILLER INSTINCT!
So we're just assuming LeBron's gonna pass Larry Bird now?
We're better than you
And we know it