Colin Cowherd: “I don’t know who the greatest player ever is, but I know who the greatest foundational piece in the history of American sports is, and it’s LeBron James. Nine Finals in 10 years, system doesn’t matter, coach doesn’t matter, franchises doesn’t matter, teammates don’t matter. He won when the second best player on the team was a point guard, Kyrie Irving. He won when the second best player on the team was a wing, Dwyane Wade. He just won when the second best player was a big, Anthony Davis. Michael Jordan needed Scottie Pippen, Michael Jordan needed Phil Jackson… LeBron just needs the damn ball. He doesn’t need a system, he doesn’t need a coach, and he doesn’t need a ‘Robin.’” (Full Segment Above)
Listen to Colin Cowherd explain why he thinks LeBron James is the ‘greatest foundational piece in the history of American sports’ hours after LeBron captured his fourth NBA Finals ring, and become the first player in league history to win three championships with three different franchises.
Check out the segment above as Colin details why he thinks LeBron has had to overcome more in his career than Michael Jordan to become the legend he is today.