108 Active NBA Players Have Answered The GOAT Question

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The GOAT debate is subjective and will be debated on forever. But for what everyone knows right now, the two leading candidates for the greatest player of all-time title are none other than Michael Jordan and LeBron James.

Over the last few years, the GOAT debate has ramped up following LeBron’s continuous success. LeBron is already a four-time NBA champion and a four-time Finals MVP, being the first player to accomplish such feat on three different teams. 

Many fans believe that LeBron is still a few miles away from overtaking Jordan in the GOAT debate, but what do the players think? Well, we might have just gotten an answer.

The Athletic spoke to 108 players, who remain anonymous, and asked them questions with one of the being ‘who is the GOAT?’. Turns out Jordan still ranks supreme.

Per The Athletic:


Full results:

  1. Michael Jordan – 58.3%

  2. LeBron James – 33%

  3. Kobe Bryant – 6.8%

  4. Bill Russell

  5. Tracy McGrady

Michael Jordan continues to lead the GOAT race. It’s no surprise that he continues to cast a shadow over everyone else. He’s still a legend.

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