3. Kobe Bryant | Basketball
Bryant narrowly beats rival James mainly down to his substantially larger salary paid by his team the Los Angeles Lakers.
Named in the NBA all-stars team fourteen years straight, Basketball's Godfather has played his entire career in LA since the Lakers traded Vlade Divac for the "Black Mamba" back in 1996.
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