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LeBron's Legacy Still a Work in Progress

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Realistically, LeBron James should just back away from these conversations. He’s not going to win them, except in the eyes of his most-passionate defenders. He has a card he can play that will win every time, but he hasn’t used it yet:

“My career is far from over. When I’m done, then let’s compare jewelry. Yours, Michael, and yours, Kobe. Until then, you go wrestle with your mid-life crisis, and you go back to trying to make your teammate cry."

But LeBron won’t do that. So he gets drawn into the who’s-better argument. This time, he was drawn in both by Michael Jordan and by a harmonic convergence of All-Star Weekend, Jordan’s approaching 50th birthday and his own unprecedented last two weeks of...

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