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Old 03-05-2014, 06:59 AM   #1
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Default You have a choice between 2000 era Shaq and current Lebron....

Who do you take? Want to steer the discussion away from Lebron vs Jordan/kobe/ durant etc etc for a bit.
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Old 03-05-2014, 07:00 AM   #2
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Default Re: You have a choice between 2000 era Shaq and current Lebron....

Current Lebron.
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Old 03-05-2014, 07:02 AM   #3
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Current Lebron.

Can you elaborate on why?
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Old 03-05-2014, 07:03 AM   #4
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Default Re: You have a choice between 2000 era Shaq and current Lebron....

Lebron.

Shaq burned many bridges in the 2000 era.
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Default Re: You have a choice between 2000 era Shaq and current Lebron....

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Can you elaborate on why?
Shaq beats Lebron in:

Size
Postplay

Lebron beats Shaq in:

Speed
Handles
Shooting
Driving
Court vision
Freethrows
Teambuilding
Basketball IQ

They are equal in:

Strength
Athleticism
Toughness
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Old 03-05-2014, 07:07 AM   #6
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They are equal in:

Strength
Athleticism
Toughness


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Old 03-05-2014, 07:08 AM   #7
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Default Re: You have a choice between 2000 era Shaq and current Lebron....

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Lebron James is every bit as strong and tough as Shaq.

He's up there with Shaq and Malone as one of the strongest players in NBA history.
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Old 03-05-2014, 07:08 AM   #8
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Default Re: You have a choice between 2000 era Shaq and current Lebron....

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They are equal in:


Toughness

i disagree. lebron has been known to flop, and this is documented by many nba fines and youtube videos.

you wont find shaq flopping. hence, shaqs toughness >>>>> lebrons
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Old 03-05-2014, 07:09 AM   #9
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Lebron James is every bit as strong and tough as Shaq.

He's up there with Shaq and Malone as one of the strongest players in NBA history.

Oh my God, for real dude?
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Default Re: You have a choice between 2000 era Shaq and current Lebron....

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Oh my God, for real dude?
Yes. Go google "Lebron James shirtless" and look at that body.
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Old 03-05-2014, 07:15 AM   #11
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Default Re: You have a choice between 2000 era Shaq and current Lebron....

Prime Shaq for sure, hes worth more than an entire NBA team.
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Old 03-05-2014, 07:19 AM   #12
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Default Re: You have a choice between 2000 era Shaq and current Lebron....

I probably take prime shaq over anyone not name MJ.. And then there is a decent list of other names.. Then after that maybe Lebron
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Default Re: You have a choice between 2000 era Shaq and current Lebron....

The answer is always prime shaq. His best competition would be Dwight Howard. Think about that. He'd be even better in the 10s than he was in late 90 early 2000
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Default Re: You have a choice between 2000 era Shaq and current Lebron....

Shaq seems like he would be more work to keep happy. If it was like NBA 2k where things like that don't matter then Shaq. In reality LeBron is probably the safer option.
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Lebron has hard time guarding David West. He is physically weaker.
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