LeBron James and Michael Jordan hug and laugh at halftime
In 2003, the NBA went through a truly realigning year. That calendar year saw Michael Jordan play his final NBA game and LeBron James play his first. Since he was 13, LeBron James was credited as the second coming of Michael Jordan. Despite LeBron James being physically bigger than Michael Jordan, and playing a different position, people always compared him to Michael. How James’ career turned out has shown he’s no Michael Jordan, he’s LeBron James.
Michael Jordan will forever be credited for leading the Chicago Bulls to two three-peats. In eight years, Michael Jordan led the Bulls to six championships. How Jordan did that will remain untouchable, including leading the Bulls to the NBA’s best record for their fourth title. LeBron James, on the other hand, will be forever credited for playing in eight consecutive NBA Finals. During that run, LeBron led the Heat to two titles, and the Cavs to one. His 2016 run was untouchable, upsetting the Warriors’ all-time best 73-9 season, to win the title.
LeBron James and Michael Jordan were honored as the NBA’s 75 greatest players of all-time. After the ceremony, LeBron James and Michael Jordan hugged. LeBron and Michael also shared a good laugh.