Fittest loser
Article posted: 5/21/2013 5:45 AM

Forget Kobe vs. MJ, now it's Kobe vs. Duncan

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While Kobe Bryant has one more championship ring than Tim Duncan, the Spurs are still alive in the NBA playoffs. If San Antonio wins a title this season, Mike North contends Duncan could lay claim to the best player in the league since Michael Jordan left the game and LeBron James took it over.

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Since Michael Jordan is in a class by himself, Mike North believes the real debate exists between Kobe Bryant and Tim Duncan. If Duncan wins another ring, can he be ranked up there ahead of Kobe? Maybe so.
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