During his appearance on The Jimmy Fallon Show, the all-time leading scorer established a clear position in this debate.
If there is a theme that crosses any season of the National Basketball Association (NBA)is he famous debate about who is the best player in history, if it is Michael Jordan either Lebron Jamesand some who put it in the discussion to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
It is that although when the subject is discussed, it only focuses on the dichotomy between Your Majesty and the Kingthere are not a few who put in between the Sky Hookwhich is not for nothing all time leading scorerscoring 38,387 points in 20 years with Milwaukee Bucks and Los Angeles Lakers.
For the same reason, when Abdul-Jabbar himself, invited to the program The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallonabout who is the greatest in NBA history, between Jordan and LeBron, the pivot wanted to establish a position, and then deliver his opinion.
The greatest in NBA history for Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
“I’m the NBA’s all-time leading scorer and I’ve only made one 3-point shot in my career.”said the former player, laughing, that although he wanted to avoid entering the debate about who is the GOAT (for its acronym in English), made a suggestion that made his position clear.
“The GOAT committee meets in secret (laughs)… So that’s something we’ll never know, but if LeBron (James) breaks my record next year (NBA leading scorer), that will be one last record I don’t have to worry about anymore“Abdul-Jabbar said.