LeBron James Better Than Michael Jordon? I Don’t Think So

May 15th, 2010 by Gary Johnson Leave a reply »
I want to be as fair as I can to LeBron James.  He came into the NBA as arguably the most hyped and talked about high school athlete of all time.  He did not pronounce himself “King James.”  The media put that crown on his head and for the most part this young man has worn it well exceeding almost every expectation. 

Looking back there were signs of intoxication.  James chose to wear the No. 23 jersey.  Now I understand that move was to pay homage to Michael Jordan, however, that only serves to fuel the conversation that LeBron James is declaring himself the next Michael Jordan.  

In terms of his off the court business moves, LeBron is coming close to being a global icon, some would say he has achieved that goal. 

I am here to tell you any argument or comparison of LeBron James to Michael Jordan needs to STOP right now.  After the last two seasons of being knocked out of the playoffs, and particularly the way the Cleveland Cavaliers were bounced from the NBA semifinals earlier this week, there is nothing to talk about. 

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