Skip Bayless calls LeBron James a ‘phony GOAT, says he ‘is playing now strictly for career accolades’

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Sports analyst Skip Bayless believes LeBron James cannot catch ‘the obvious GOAT’ Michael Jordan. Therefore, the Los Angeles Lakers superstar is playing for career accolades such as becoming scoring champion.

The main stat in which James is behind Jordan is his record in the NBA Finals. LeBron is 3-6 while MJ is 6-0 plus he has 6 Finals MVPs.

“LeBron is playing now strictly for career accolades. When you’re 3-6 in the NBA Finals, you’re not going to catch the obvious GOAT= Michael Jeffrey Jordan. Everybody on this planet except for Shannon [Sharpe] and a billion blind witnesses knows that for a fact.”

Skip Bayless

In his 17th season in the NBA the Los Angeles Lakers point-forward is averaging 25.7 points, 7.9 rebounds and 10.6 assists per game.