Michael Jordan, Know Your Role and Shut Your Mouth!

July 25th, 2010 by Jabber Head Leave a reply »
Shut the hell up, Michael Jordan. Nobody should be listening to you. You were an amazing basketball player—probably the best ever—but you are showcasing your arrogance and selfishness. We all know that about you by now.

So nobody should care that you said you would never have called Larry Bird and Magic Johnson and asked them to join you on the same team: “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.’” Oh, really? “With hindsight” you wouldn’t make drastic changes to what pretty much everyone agrees was the greatest professional basketball career of all time? Shocking.

What about without hindsight? What about when you were 25, like LeBron James is now, and you, like LeBron James, had never won an NBA title?

“In all honesty, I was trying to beat those guys.” But, presumably, you were not trying to beat future Hall-of-Famer Scottie Pippen, who was on your team for all six of your championships. Oh, and good job with the whole “trying to beat those g ...

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