Originally Posted by plowking
I can list 8 right now off the bat that are better, and comfortably for that matter.
Bird, MJ, Kareem, Wilt, Lebron, Shaq, Hakeem
Peak WITH resume is superior to Hakeem, I'd give peak Hakeem and the way he won his title a slight edge, but then you look at the whole body of work and Kobe gets the overall edge.
1 ring for Hakeem separates him from Kobe but not the only reason.