Michael Jordan Is Right: Miami’s ‘Big Three’ Aren’t Competitors

July 20th, 2010 by General Patton Leave a reply »
Michael Jordan is not my favorite guy.  However, I can never deny his competitiveness or his drive to succeed.  I have questioned these attributes in LeBron James and Chris Bosh.  Dwyane Wade is simply party to this by association—association of laziness.

MJ made it pretty clear.

“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.’”

And you know what?  He's right.  I'm sure neither Larry nor Magic would have even thought of making the same phone call. 

It's the kind of thing that begs the question—are these guys even competitors? 

No, they are not.

MJ hit it right on the head.  He wanted to go out and beat his opponents—not play with them just so he could increase his haul of rings.  MJ did that in Chicago.

LeBron James and Chris Bosh—LeBron especially—gave up the chance to grow and mature in the cities that drafted them and become "The Man" the way MJ did in Chicago.

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