The Houston Rockets guard Austin Rivers hosted his father Doc, head coach of the Los Angeles Clippers, on the Go Off with Austin Rivers podcast. The two went through many subjects, including the greatness of the NBA superstars.
Both agreed that LeBron James is the greatest athlete of all time. “I really believe if LeBron James had to play football, he may have been the greatest football player ever,” Doc Rivers even said. “I don’t think there’s ever been a better, and Michael [Jordan] was a super athlete, so was Kobe [Bryant], so is Kawhi [Leonard], I don’t know if there has ever been an athlete in our league like LeBron James,” he added, per Jonathan Sherman of Lakers Daily.
His son agreed, saying there has never been someone with the abilities of LeBron. “I don’t think in sports,” he said. “I don’t think in sports we’ve seen anything like LeBron James,” the Rockets guard said, per Jonathan Sherman of Lakers Daily.
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In his 17th season in the NBA the Los Angeles Lakers superstar is still one of the most dominant players in the league. At the age of 35 LeBron is averaging 25.7 points, 7.9 rebounds and 10.6 assists per game.
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