LeBron James wished Michael Jordan a happy birthday before he won a single ring, 9 years ago: “Happy birthday to my idol”

9 years have passed since a ringless LeBron James wished Michael Jordan a happy 49th birthday – the Bulls legend turns 58 today. Arguably the two greatest NBA players to ever play the sport are Michael Jordan and LeBron James.…

“Meeting Michael Jordan did something in my body”: Former Bulls guard Chapu Nocioni shares his experience of meeting the GOAT in 2009

Argentina basketball great Chapu Nocioni shares a couple of anecdotes from his NBA career, including his meeting with Michael Jordan. Nocioni was a crucial cog in the Argentine national team that won Gold at Athens 2004. The then-25-year-old was then…

“When people call me the GOAT, I cringe a little bit”: How Michael Jordan differs from LeBron James in terms of promoting his own place in NBA history

Michael Jordan may be the GOAT in the consensus opinion of msot basketball fans, but he himself doesn’t necessarily like the label. In a 2009 interview with Michael Wilbon, Jordan made it quite clear that he steers clear of comparisons…

“Tom Brady…wanted to do what Peyton Manning Did”: Tampa Bay Buccaneers Head Coach Bruce Arians Says GOAT QB Had A Point To Prove

Tom Brady signed with the Bucs last offseason for a variety of reasons. However, head coach Bruce Arians confirmed that Brady was trying to send a message. Of course, throughout the offseason, as reports surfaced that Brady was looking to…

“Michael Jordan had his hands on the ball a lot more”: Skip Bayless uses LeBron James’ turnover record as justification that the Lakers star is not the GOAT

Skip Bayless asserted on Undisputed last morning that LeBron James is unequivocally worse than Michael Jordan because of turnovers. James passed Karl Malone on the all-time list for most turnovers in regular-season history last night. The Lakers dropped to 21-7…

“Michael Jordan is turning into Oprah”: NBA legend donates $10 million for 2 new health clinics in his hometown of Wilmington, North Carolina

CBS News reports that Michael Jordan has donated $10 million for the opening of 2 new health clinics in his hometown – Wilmington, North Carolina. MJ has been involved in a wide range of philanthropic causes over the years. He…

“Michael Jordan wanted the game delayed till it was found”: When the Bulls legend’s jersey was stolen pre-game in Orlando

We all know and remember when Michael Jordan came back to basketball, wearing the 45. This here is the strange story of when he wore no. 12. 31 years ago on Valentines’ Day, Jordan and his Bulls were in Orlando…

“Playing in Michael Jordan’s house never gets old”: Clippers’ Lou Williams explains how much of an honor it is to play at United Center after win against Bulls

Even in his 16th year as an NBA player, Lou Williams appreciates the blessing of being able to take the court that once was the home of Michael Jordan.  In 13 seasons with the Chicago Bulls, Michael Jordan won 6…

“Michael Jordan looked older next year”: Former Lakers star Metta World Peace talks about how the GOAT wound his Wizards career down

In an interview with Basketball Network, Metta World Peace described his experiences while playing Michael Jordan as a youngster. There’s no doubt that MJ displayed a hitherto unseen level of dominance and excellence during his Bulls tenure. Jordan was, however,…

“Michael Jordan more unstoppable than Kobe Bryant”: When Jimmy Butler called the Lakers legend tougher to stop than LeBron James, paid tribute to the GOATs

During a rapid-fire interview with The Players’ Tribune, Jimmy Butler made it clear who he’d pick between Michael Jordan, LeBron and Kobe. These 3 players are commonly thought of as the greatest wings of all time. LeBron and MJ are…