LeBron... or Kobe?

For each statement, guess whether it applies to Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, or both.
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Last updated: April 1, 2019
First submittedMarch 31, 2019
Times taken19,985
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1. Has won more NBA championships
LeBron
Kobe
Kobe won 5; LeBron has 3
2. Went directly from high school to the NBA
LeBron
Kobe
Both
3. Has a higher field goal percentage
LeBron
Kobe
4. Is a better free throw shooter
LeBron
Kobe
5. Scored 81 points in a single NBA game
LeBron
Kobe
Both
6. His father played in the NBA
LeBron
Kobe
Both
7. Grew up in Akron, Ohio
LeBron
Kobe
Both
8. Has his own line of Nike shoes
LeBron
Kobe
Both
9. Has more assists per game
LeBron
Kobe
10. Won the NBA dunk contest
LeBron
Kobe
Both
Kobe won in 1997. LeBron never entered.
11. Played on the same team as Shaq
LeBron
Kobe
Both
Shaq and LeBron played together on the Cavs in 2009-2010
12. Is taller
LeBron
Kobe
13. Has won more NBA MVP awards
LeBron
Kobe
LeBron has 4; Kobe has 1
14. Speaks fluent Italian
LeBron
Kobe
Both
Kobe spent time in Italy as a kid
15. Was drafted with the first overall pick
LeBron
Kobe
Both
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Level 75
Apr 1, 2019
Would these guys be as famous if they were called Bill and Jim?
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Level 71
Apr 1, 2019
Considering they're arguably the two best players of the last twenty years in a sport whose best player ever is named Michael, yes.
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Level 48
Mar 18, 2022
With that logic @communisteggplant, I'd say so ':D
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Level 71
May 3, 2019
When Kobe was a kid growing up in Italy he gave his autograph to some of his friends, telling them that they should keep it because it would be valuable some day.
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Level 87
Jan 27, 2020
Well now they've increased in value
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Level 72
May 3, 2019
8/15 and I know NOTHING about NBA or Basketball. Not really interested, either :)
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Level 43
May 5, 2019
yeah nobody cares
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Level 73
May 3, 2019
Well, I had no recollection of Shaq being a Cavalier.
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Level 61
May 3, 2019
Shaq really made the rounds at the end of his career... Phoenix, Cleveland, Boston.
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Level 64
May 3, 2019
The answer to "His father played in the NBA should be Both.

https://medium.com/the-foul-shot/the-mystery-behind-lebron-james-father-548186abed94

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Level 70
May 3, 2019
Hey Quizmaster, you should make one of these for Messi and Ronaldo
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Level 77
Jan 26, 2020
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Level 45
May 5, 2019
I'm a soccer guy and I don't know too much on Basksetball, guessed on almost every single one, got 10/15
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Level 76
Jan 26, 2020
Terrible news today...RIP to the Mamba
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Level 52
Jan 27, 2020
RIP legend.
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Level 18
Mar 2, 2020
rip kobe
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Level 58
Mar 14, 2021
LeBron has four championships now.
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Level 48
Feb 18, 2022
I got 13 right, I missed the one with O'Neal (WHAT?) and the one with the dunk contest, which I would've figured LeBron would've won at some point. Respect to both King James and the Mamba.