Michael Jordan and LeBron James: LBJ Proves Times Are Different in NBA

July 19th, 2010 by Geremy Graham Leave a reply »
"There's no way, with hindsight, I would've ever called up Larry, called up Magic and said, 'Hey, look, let's get together and play on one team." There's a but coming, right? "But that's...things are different. I can't say that's a bad thing. It's an opportunity these kids have today. In all honesty, I was trying to beat those guys."

Although Michael Jordan said these words as respectfully as he could about the LeBron James "Decision," it was evident he felt an aspect of the NBA has slipped away since his time.


Michael Jordan was one of the most competitive athletes in sports history, and probably the most competitive athlete in NBA history.

Jordan played to win. There is no doubt about that. But at what cost?

Who can say it better than the man himself.

"I was trying to beat those guys."

No matter what, Jordan wanted to win on his own accord. Never would he have sold out and joined forces with the premier players in the league during his time. An action like that was unthinkable.

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