3 Reasons LeBron James Is Kobe Bryant's Biggest Rival

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3 Reasons LeBron James Is Kobe Bryant's Biggest Rival
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Few basketball players in history have garnered more attention than LeBron James and Kobe Bryant.

The two are magnificent on the court and constantly a topic of debate amongst all NBA fans.

Although the pair have been the most popular and polarizing figures in the NBA for quite some time, Bryant suggested this week after a win over Sacramento that he never had a rival to push him to succeed.

Bryant went on to say he was solely motivated by championships.

LeBron should take this as a not-so-pleasant swipe. Whether Bryant admits it or not, he does have one rival lurking in the shadows.

Here are the three reasons James is indeed Kobe's biggest and only rival.

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