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Kobe Bryant responds to Michael Jordan's comments on Twitter

October 01, 2013|By Eric Pincus
  • A 19-year-old Kobe Bryant, left, and the Lakers took on 34-year-old Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls in 1997.
A 19-year-old Kobe Bryant, left, and the Lakers took on 34-year-old Michael… (Vincent Laforet / AFP/Getty…)

If Kobe Bryant can win a sixth title, he'll match Michael Jordan's count.

While the debate of who is the best player of all time is quite subjective, it's fun to mull over.

Jordan added a little fuel to the fire with his comments promoting the NBA 2K14 video game, according to the Associated Press.

How would Jordan fare playing one-on-one against players like Jerry West, Elgin Baylor, Julius Erving, Carmelo Anthony, Dwyane Wade, LeBron James and Bryant?

"I don't think I would lose," said Jordan, "other than to Kobe Bryant because he steals all my moves."

Bryant gave a quick response on Twitter.

Bryant also tweeted a response to the Lakers' ranking by ESPN as 12th in the Western Conference.

A man of few words in this instance, but clearly it's on his mind as he works his way back from a torn Achilles.

Bryant has won five NBA titles with the Lakers.


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