Originally Posted by nba_55
Better stats. Jordan is never touching 50 ppg and 25 rbs.
In terms of sheer peak numbers without considering context
, Ilt is probably the GOAT. But peak numbers isn't the be all, end all.
MJ is the all time leader in PPG and PER for both regular season and playoffs.
MJ won 5 regular seasons mvp while Ilt won 4.
MJ has 6 fmvp while Ilt has 1.
MJ's career playoff scoring average is 33.4 while Ilt's is 22.5
MJ's career playoff PER is 28.6 while Ilt's is 22.7.
MJ won 10 scoring titles while Ilt won 7.
I can go on and on.