Comparing LeBron's Career to NBA Legends at Season No. 10

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Comparing LeBron's Career to NBA Legends at Season No. 10
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As he competes in his 10th NBA season, LeBron James continues his pursuit of greatness and climbs up the ladder of league legends.

There's a lot of basketball left to be played in his career, but at this point, how does his resume compare to the supreme legends of the game?

It's important to consider the era he plays in, his style of play and his team situation. It took him a while to earn that elusive ring, but some of the most successful NBA icons also had to wait for theirs.

We break down each NBA legend's career through their first nine seasons and compare it to LeBron's current standing. They were all older than LeBron in the autumn of their 10th seasons, as LeBron was a prep-to-pro rookie and is just 27.

How does King James stack up against the best of the best?


*Note: Statistics gathered from Basketball Reference. Year 10 ages for each player are based on the player's age in November of their 10th season.

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