Micheal Jordan is regarded by most as the greatest all-round player in NBA history. Since his rookie season MJ defied all expectations and put himself on the highest pedestal in the association's history.
Whenever Jordan gives out his opinion, every NBA fan is all ears. Especially when Jordan is talking about the best current player in the game.
Before the season started, the former Chicago Bulls star stated that if he were to pit Kobe Bryant vs Lebron James when they were both in their prime he would be able to beat him.
Nothing was wrong with that, you expect the best player in the history of the game to be a little cocky. But what Jordan said after it, sparked the Heat fans to criticise his comments.
MJ went on to say that if he was to go against Kobe Bryant when they were both in their prime, he might not be able to beat him, implying that Kobe is better than Lebron. Well that's how the Heat fans took it. The fans were annoyed by the comments made by MJ and took it to twitter calling Lebron James the greatest player ever and whoever he goes up against he'll beat them. Whether it be now, or in their prime.
Earlier this week Micheal Jordan was interviewed by Associated Press. He was questioned on who he thought the best player in the NBA was currently. Jordan answered, admitting that Lebron is the greatest player in the NBA currently.
MJ said: "I'm not playing" before letting out a laugh. "It's hard to pick. It's hard to say the best player," Jordan said. "You would have to say LeBron because of what he's capable of doing. Kobe is coming off an injury and you don't know where he is going to be at his age. I would have to say LeBron."
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