Originally Posted by tk13
People always think the new thing is better than the old thing. Same reason people thought this year's Olympic team would whip the Dream Team. By the same token, LeBron is a great passer, but he's not Magic Johnson, or even Larry Bird really yet you hear those comparisons.
The old thing isn't Kobe, though. It's Jordan. Kobe isn't on that level, never was and never will be.