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Can Kobe Bryant ever catch Jordan?

If Kobe can win a championship with these Lakers, he might match MJ's greatness

Updated: February 6, 2013, 10:04 AM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Kobe Bryant is chasing after history like he chased after that monster dunk in Brooklyn, and this sinkhole of a season might just give him a chance to catch it. If Bryant can somehow save these Los Angeles Lakers from themselves, and win the most improbable title of his career, maybe he matches Michael Jordan as an all-time great.

Maybe.

"It definitely makes it a more compelling conversation," said Rod Thorn, the executive who drafted Jordan in Chicago.

"If ...

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