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After a short pause during the absence of LeBron James, the discussion about the establishment of the GOAT was resumed with a vengeance after the king’s big show against the Pacers. One of his teammates at the Lakers did not make a detailed decision between his leader and Michael Jordan!
At 37, the opportunities to expand your track record and decorate your résumé with shiny lines are running out. It is therefore in his best interest not to miss whoever presents itself to him this year. LeBron James is about to retire and is looking to lead his team to the title this season. An achievement that could actually be enough to get him to the GOAT. close after a famous analyst.
However, the Larry O’Brien trophy for the Lakers at the start of the season still seems a long way off. Without the king for more than half of their games, the Angelinos hardly manage to stay in the plus (10-10) and play-in zone (9th in the west). Without LBJ they would be very far from it!
Malik Monk places LeBron in front of Jordan for the GOAT
LA LeBron addiction came true again on Wednesday when Frank Vogel’s men roamed Indiana. Returning after a suspension match, the franchise leader got the powder talking, with a master class delivered in the clutch to offer victory to his family. A few minutes after the last buzzer, Malik Monk made no attempt to hide his admiration for him.
“LeBron James tried to fire me”
Malik Monk on LeBron’s exploits: “That’s what he does. That’s why he’s the GOAT, man … He’s like our Jordan. Our generation.”
– Ryan Ward (@RyanWardLA) November 25, 2021
Malik Monk after LeBron’s exploits: “He always did it. That’s why he’s the GOAT, man. (…) He is the Jordan of our generation. “
As James’ teammate, the young goalscorer practically had to make such a speech and him at the expense of. call it the best player of all time Michael Jordan.
The rest of his testimony is interesting, however. At only 23 years old, Monk grew up with LeBron’s abilities and is therefore more sensitive to his legacy than to MJ. It could therefore be that in a few years the public’s perception of this debate will change and the younger generation will make the Akron-born number 1 in the race for the GOAT!
Former Hornets player and thus an employee of Michael Jordan, Malik Monk still prefers his teammate LeBron James in the fight for the GOAT. His ex-manager in Charlotte will thank you!