SPORTS CHART OF THE DAY: LeBron's Playoff Success Dwarfs Jordan's At The Same Age

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Much has been made of LeBron James’ inability to win a championship.

Of course, people on the other side will point to the fact that Michael Jordan didn’t win his first title until his age-27 season, and that LeBron just happens to be 27 this season. And if we look at just playoff games won, we see that LeBron has had quite a bit more success.

Prior to his first championship, Jordan had won just 24 playoff games*. LeBron had 56 career playoff victories prior to this season. At the other end of the spectrum, Kobe Bryant had 76 playoff wins prior to turning 27…

LeBron James in the playoffs

* Prior to the 2002-03 season, the first round was best-of-five…Data via

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