It's official: When it comes to the NBA postseason, LeBron James is officially more successful than Michael Jordan.
What? How can this be?
Well, before you start screaming about how MJ has six NBA championships compared to LeBron's two, just hear me out. Despite the fact that MJ has three times as many championship rings as King James, it's LeBron who has more playoff wins.
Following the Cleveland Cavaliers' 104-93 win over the Atlanta Hawks in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semis Monday night, LeBron passed Jordan for most career postseason wins.
Normally, when you pass Michael Jordan in any quantifiable category, you'd probably be over the moon, but this might be one distinction LeBron James wishes he wasn't associated with.
Quite frankly, one of the major takeaways from this accomplishment is that for most of his career, LeBron James got very close to winning an NBA title every season, but he always fell just short in the end.
There are those who think a player's career should be judged on total NBA rings won, while others think it's more about individual numbers. Regardless of where you stand, it's undeniable Michael Jordan and LeBron James are two of the most gifted basketball players to ever hit the hardwood.