His Airness vs. King James: Who’s Better MJ or Lebron?
In Chicago, Michael Jordan is revered as a god. During his years with the Bulls, Jordan did things on both ends of the court that hadn’t been seen before or since. Everyone from serious students of the game to casual fans consider him the greatest player to ever lace up a pair of sneakers. But LeBron James’ performances in this year’s NBA Finals are causing people to ask, “Could LeBron be the GOAT?” How do we even define that term? We break down the numbers, the intangibles, and find out why some Chicagoans getting so uptight about the question with WBEZ’s Cheryl Raye Stout. (Flickr/Jason H. Smith)