It’s been intriguing this year to hear more and more people outside the 216 (or 330 or 440) start admitting that LeBron James might just be the best basketball player ever. This season he has been an absolute phenomenon. Even our friend @celticstorey–who likes old school basketball–has admitted he’s the most talented even He will not win the NBA MVP though, for much the same reason no Ohio State football coach has won Big Ten Coach of the Year since the ’70s… it’s what’s expected of them. This article from Adam Fromal sums up the argument about James vs. Jordan in the GOAT conversation. Tiger’s the most talented golfer ever, but Jack’s the best. Babe Ruth is the best baseballer, but Mantle and Mays had so much talent.