Michael Jordan’s Comments Show That LeBron James Will Never Be M.J.

July 21st, 2010 by Bobby Lewis Leave a reply »
Fans and media pundits have been ripping into LeBron James for almost two weeks now and it's not looking like he'll get a break anytime soon.

Since the moment that James announced his decision to join fellow free agents Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh in Miami, critics have asked: Would Michael Jordan would have made the same decision in a similar situation?

The constant comparisons to His Airness may be unfair to LeBron, but they are to be expected. From the moment LeBron stepped on an NBA court for his first professional game in Sacramento and fans were able to see his freakish talents on full display, LeBron has been engulfed by the Jordan comparisons.

Now that Jordan himself has spoken out on the whole situation, there is a definitive answer to the question.

"There's no way, with hindsight, I would've ever called up Larry [Bird], called up Magic [Johnson] and said, 'Hey, look, let's get together and play on one team," Jordan said.

To be fair to LeBron, Bosh, and Wade, they have all been good friends since they came into the NBA together in 2003 and by all accounts, they've wanted to play together for a while now. Jorda ...

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