LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 12: LeBron James #6 of the United States celebrates winning the Men's Basketball gold medal game between the United States and Spain on Day 16 of the London 2012 Olympics Games at North Greenwich Arena on August 12, 2012 in London, England. The United States won the match 107-100. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
Charles Barkley offers his thoughts on comparisons between LeBron James and Michael Jordan.
"I’ve said before that it’s sacrilegious for me to say that. If LeBron can win four or five championships, this guy is pretty special man. I said this last year, I’ve never seen a guy like this guy.
Barkley went on to praise James for his combination of athleticism, power, and speed.
Even before James won his first championship this season, Barkley recognized that it was "an honor and a pleasure to watch him play."
Barkley was quick to work Kobe Bryant into the discussion, adding:
"Kobe is unbelievable. I don’t want to leave him out of the conversation but I’m a little leery comparing anyone to Michael Jordan but if LeBron can win four or five championships I think you can put him at the same table with Michael."
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