Willes and Chapman on Ali’s comparables and a look at LeBron

FILE - In this Oct. 30, 1974, file photo, challenger Muhammad Ali watches as defending world champion George Foreman goes down to the canvas in the eighth round of their WBA/WBC championship match in Kinshasa, Zaire. Ali, the magnificent heavyweight champion whose fast fists and irrepressible personality transcended sports and captivated the world, has died according to a statement released by his family Friday, June 3, 2016. He was 74. (AP Photo/File) ORG XMIT: NY205Paul Chapman talks to Ed Willes about The Greatest, Muhammad Ali. Ed wonders if there will ever be an athlete in any sport to come close to Ali’s influence, with the time being what it was politically, and Ali’s dominance athletically.

Comparisons to other athletes, Michael Jordan, Tiger Woods, Wayne Gretzky suggest there will never be another Ali.

One of the comparables is LeBron James, and Paul and Ed kick around his performance in the NBA Finals so far and wonder what that means to his legacy.

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