Best 1-on-1 NBA player ever: Kobe Bryant or Michael Jordan? | The Tylt

Best 1-on-1 NBA player ever: Kobe Bryant or Michael Jordan?

Basketball is a team sport, but one-on-one ability has always been an important part of the game. In the NBA, individual efforts have lifted teams to great heights. We at The Tylt organized the ultimate one-on-one tournament to see who you think is the best iso player ever! In this matchup, we have Kobe Bryant and Michael Jordan. Bryant had every move and counter to get his shot off. However, he learned everything from Jordan, whose game in the post was peerless. Who wins one on one? 🏀

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Best 1-on-1 NBA player ever: Kobe Bryant or Michael Jordan?
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There is no greater test of basketball skill than going one-on-one and seeing if you have what it takes to score or stop someone. A common trend with all of the greatest players ever is being able to isolate and put defenders in a blender. But who should be crowned the G.O.A.T.? Tell us what you think by voting below!

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No one thought they would see another Michael Jordan until Kobe Bryant decided to make the jump from high school to the pros. Not only did he successfully emulate MJ's devastating post game, but he also borrowed Jordan's psychotic competitive streak, making him one of the most feared NBA players ever.

Bryant mastered the midrange and finished near the rim just like Jordan, but he added a potent three-point game his predecessor never had. He was just as dedicated to studying his opponents as much as his game, making Bryant one of the smartest players in the league. If he only has to prepare for one player, there is no way that player is going to win.

Bryant may have modeled himself after Jordan, but Vino had a weapon His Airness never embraced: the three-point shot. With that ace in the hole, Jordan would not win.

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It took entire teams to stop Jordan. There isn't one person who could lock up the most competitive man who ever played in the NBA.

Jordan might not have had a consistent three-point stroke, but at his peak, no one could stay in front of him on a drive. His footwork in the post was immaculate. His turnaround fadeaway is still one of the prettiest shots in basketball.

Jordan is the originator. Everything Bryant knows, he took from the GOAT. Jordan wouldn't let a copycat like Kobe Bean take him down.

FINAL RESULTS
Sports
Best 1-on-1 NBA player ever: Kobe Bryant or Michael Jordan?
#BlackMambaFTW
A festive crown for the winner
#AirJordanFTW