Michael Jordan Faced Better Competition Than LeBron James

As we watch Michael Jordan vanquish each of his contemporaries in ESPN’s “The Last Dance” — which wraps up with its final two episodes on Sunday — it’s hard not to imagine the best of today’s game lacing up against them. What if LeBron James had played against these guys? The tone of that question goes one of two ways. If you believe the late 1980s and early 1990s were the golden era of the NBA, you’re asking it derisively. LeBron against the REAL MEN of Jordan’s era? No chance. If you aren’t that nostalgic, you’re asking it gleefully. LeBron against those basketball Neanderthals? It’s about to get ugly for them.

Read more at:

What do you think?

50 points
Upvote Downvote

Written by FiveThirtyEight

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Who’s Asking For Sports To Come Back Right Away? Republicans, Mostly

Matheny Thanks Engineers: ‘You Are Your Company Heroes’