In sports such as football or basketball, when a white athlete excels, that player receives more hype than the average player because they are the minority.
Now, that is not the situation with all or even most athletes on this list, but it's still a common theme.
Calling an athlete "overrated" is not saying that they are bad. Michael Jordan is overrated. Kobe Bryant and LeBron James are overrated.
It's just pointing out that those athletes have received more hype than they deserved.
On that note, here are the 25 most overrated white stars in sports: