100Thieves’s Co-owner CouRage Reignites LeBron James vs Michael Jordan Debate on Twitter

Published 06/20/2021, 1:26 PM EDT


The age-old comparison in NBA between the old legends and icons of current never really dies out. Fans love to speculate how things would have fared if players of both eras faced each other. Recently, 100Thieves’co-owner brought the long-staying debate between LeBron James and Michael Jordan back to the spotlight.

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The streamer offered his thoughts about the matter and choose his side on the matter. Naturally, this sparked a massive outcry on Twitter, as fans of both players voiced their opinions.

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CouRage thinks LeBron James is a better player than Michael Jordan

In one small tweet of over 150 characters Jack ‘CouRage’ Dunlop has reignited the same debate. The 27-year-old streamer sided with the modern-day legend, LeBron James and suggested he is peerless.

The streamer also stated that legendary Michael Jordan did not face the same competition that the sport has to offer in the current era. Hence it puts LeBron James in a better position, as the player is still in his prime and has 4-5 years left in his career.

TimTheTatman was the first one to respond, and it seems like he disagreed with his friend.

Undoubtedly. this tweet was going to attract responses from hardcore fans of Michael Jordan’s fanbase.

One particular fan of LeBron James struck with a factual record that suggested Michael Jordan is not of the level of current skill base.

Another fan backed CouRage’s comment with a picture that showcased Michael Jordan vs players of his era.

Basketball has evolved over the years, and this fan suggests Jordan has faced tough competition. The game has gone from scoring the ball finesse to scoring a goal with utter domination. This fan feels Jordan has seen it all and has stood his ground through and through.

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More fans came to the thread to defend Jordan, who has faced whose’ who of his time and managed to pick up more championships than LeBron James. He has faced all-time greats in Dennis Rodman, Charles Barkley, Magic Johnson, and still came out on top.

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Who do you think is the goat of the NBA? Do you agree with the comparison? Let us know your thoughts in your comments below?

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Ayank Chourasia

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Ayank Chourasia is an eSports author at EssentiallySports and has been professionally writing since 2016 and has worked across many fields. He regularly keeps tabs on a wide range of professional esports like Dota 2, Valorant, CS and fighting games. He has been an ardent gamer since his childhood, and became a defender of the ancients in Dota 2 during his college days.

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