It's official. The debate of Kobe Bryant versus Michael Jordan can at least be discussed. Last night, Kobe Bryant won his fifth NBA championship by willing his team to victory over the rival Boston Celtics in seven games.
Yes, Kobe's five titles are still one shy of Michael Jordan's six, but the difference of one is close enough that the conversation can be had.
How much closer is Kobe inching to His Airness?
Is it possible that the Lakers superstar has somehow exceeded Michael?
Let's break it down.