Michael Jordan vs. LeBron James: Opinions, Decisions, and Comparisons

July 20th, 2010 by Brandon Ribak Leave a reply »
While the legendary Michael Jordan was making his appearance at a celebrity golf tournament (how come he never appears at NBA events?), Jordan was asked for his opinion on the LeBron James taking his talents to South Beach situation.

Jordan stated:

"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.' 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."

Before we enter the world of Michael Jordan and his post six years with the Chicago Bulls, lets take a quick peek at Jordan's first six seasons in the league compared to LeBron James'.

Much like LeBron James , MJ had to carry his team on his shoulders during his first six years in the NBA.

While Jordan never made it to the NBA Finals during his first six seasons, James managed to do so in only his fourth year in the league, with David Wesley being the team's second best player (or maybe Damon Jones was, tough call).

Although the Cavaliers were swept to the San Antoni ...

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