The superstar of the Los Angeles Lakers LeBron James shared his feelings regarding the GOAT debate in which his name is included.
The four-time NBA champion confessed he was tired of it, though he appreciated the comparison to other players, such as Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant.
James admitted that it is humbling for him to be compared to the all-time greats that he was looking up to while growing up.
“It can be exhausting, you said it, but I’ve always looked at it like any time you’re compared or you’re even mentioned with the greats to ever play this game, it’s become humbling for me, because the same people they put me in the category with … are the same guys that I looked up to for inspiration when I was growing up. And I needed that inspiration growing up in the inner city here in Akron, Ohio. So to have the Michael Jordans’, the Kobe Bryants’, the Ken Griffey Jrs’, the Deion Sanders’, all those unbelievable sports figures when I needed it, they helped me. So it’s like, ‘Wow, you guys are comparing me to these greatest players that I’ve ever seen when I was growing up. It’s humbling, man.”
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