Insider Intel: LeBron over MJ

Through six seasons, LeBron James stacks up ahead of Michael Jordan

Originally Published: May 18, 2009
By Luke Cyphers | ESPN The Magazine

After a pair of Game 7 blowouts, it's pretty clear we all need something to talk about beyond "Wow, the Lakers were taller" and "The Celtics sure looked tired." We're here to help. On this rare NBA off day, we bring you a little conversation starter:

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Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE/Getty ImagesAfter six seasons, no one wants to get in LeBron's way.

Who is/was better at this stage of his career, LeBron James or Michael Jordan?

Luke Cyphers is a former senior writer for ESPN The Magazine.