Lil Wayne on Why He Thinks LeBron James Is the GOAT Over Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant

Weezy ranked King James ahead of MJ and Kobe in the GOAT debate while on the 'All the Smoke' podcast.

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In a recent appearance on the All the Smoke podcast with Matt Barnes and Stephen Jackson, Lil Wayne shared his thoughts on the NBA's never-ending GOAT debate.

When asked to rank LeBron James, Michael Jordan, and Kobe Bryant in order of who's established themselves as the greatest basketball player of all time, Weezy didn't shy away from tipping his cap to King James.

“Bron, I don’t know Bron personally so my answer for Bron would be from afar,” he began. “My answer for Bron is on the court. Bron, you gotta remember, I know for a fact I loved Jordan for the way he always won. As a kid, you don’t know too much about the ins and outs of the game.”

Wayne continued by acknowledging Jordan's reign in the 1990s, where the Chicago Bulls superstar won six titles in the span of eight years. However, the Young Money rapper believes LeBron has done enough to supplant Jordan as the GOAT.

“I got old enough to know how hard it is to fucking do it back-to-back-to-back,” Wayne said about MJ's two three-peats in Chicago. “So that’s where he got his respect with me, and started getting his respect with me to where he’s the greatest. It’s very hard to do, and that ni**a Bron did that shit with three different teams.”

Wayne subsequently offered up the argument that LeBron's ability to win championships with three different franchises is more impressive.

“That right there… he ain’t got six, but he done it with three different teams. And not on one of those muthafuckin’ teams did he play role two," Wayne said. "That right there is what tipped him over the Jordan scale for me.”

Watch Lil Wayne's full interview on All the Smoke in the video below.

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