So he’s going with Kobe Bryant over LeBron James in advance of that impending All-Star Weekend debate, at a time when some are going further and comparing James to Jordan himself.
For his part, James said in advance of the Miami Heat’s Thursday night’s game against the Oklahoma City Thunder at Chesapeake Energy Arena, that he’ll leave the comparisons to others.

Interviewed for a special that will run Monday at 8 p.m. on NBA TV, Jordan said he currently views Bryant as having the more successful career to this point than James.