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BeastLymit
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Kobe Bryant is the best basketball player of all time.

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Started: 3/12/2014 Category: Sports
Updated: 3 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
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50scent

Pro

Kobe Bean Bryant is the best player to ever touch a basketball and play on a professional court. Kobe Bryant is:
- 5x NBA Champion
- 16x All-Star
a) 4x All-Star MVP
b) most in NBA History
- 11x All-NBA first team
- youngest player to reach 30,000 career points
a) 34 years, 104 days
- 9x All-NBA first defensive team
- NBA Slam Dunk Champion ('97 when it was still a real thing)
a) as a rookie
- 2x NBA scoring leader ('06 and '07 seasons)
- Lakers all time leading scorer (notable Lakers: Jerry West, Magic Johnson, Shaquille O'Neal, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and Wilt Chamberlain)
- High school Player of the year (Naismith Prep Player of the Year '96)
- 81 points in a single game
a) this is the second most behind Wilt Chamberlain in '62
b) had only 9 teams in entire league (showing how different the league was in '62)
- Outscored an entire team going into fourth quarter
a) Bryant 62-Mavericks 61 ('05)
b) only player to do this since the induction of the shot clock
- Most jerseys sold in the US/Globally
BeastLymit

Con

Michael Jordan is, for many reasons, the best professional basketball player of all time. Here are his accomplishments:
-According to Bleacher Report (http://bleacherreport.com...), Jordan is the #1 ATHLETE of all time, not just basketball player. This is even after his fails of a baseball career.
-On the official Basketball Reference web page, Jordan is second only to Larry Bird as best basketball player of all time, while Kobe Bryant is only #56.
-Though he played basketball for less seasons than Kobe has, he has made about 1000 more field goals than Kobe.
-Jordan has recorded 71 more rebounds than Kobe
-Jordan has scored about 5 more points per game.
Debate Round No. 1
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Debate Round No. 2
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Debate Round No. 3
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Posted by Zaraki 3 years ago
Zaraki
Kobe is not even as good as lebron.
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