LeBron James Clarifies Statement About Not Seeing Michael Jordan As An Adversary: I Would Die To Compete w/ All The Greats!
Basketball superstar Lebron James took to Twitter Tuesday (May 19) to clarify a misquoted statement he made about NBA legend Michael Jordan. When asked about his thoughts on Michael Jordan’s documentary “The Last Dance” LeBron James shared that he was a fan of Michael Jordan’s harsh criticism of his teammates and would have loved to have a player like that. However, in an article, it was written that LeBron James saw Michael Jordan as more of a teammate, not an adversary.
A tweet from an ESPN reporter claimed,
“As people compare and argue about their legacies, LeBron James says he’s envisioned Michael Jordan as a teammate not an adversary”
As people compare and argue about their legacies, LeBron James says he's envisioned Michael Jordan as a teammate not an adversary: https://t.co/WAB4OJCQTM
— Brian Windhorst (@WindhorstESPN) May 19, 2020
“No I didn’t say I envisioned MJ as a teammate not an adversary. A question was asked “Do I think I could have been a teammate of his and compliment his game”. I love the greats and would have loved to play with them all during their runs because I a historian of the game butI also would die to compete vs every single one of them too! Don’t ever get it twisted! Nevertheless MJ Thank You for being my angel, inspiration, superhero!!”
This is not the first time LeBron has shared his respect for Michael Jordan, as he recently revealed that he cried when watching Michael Jordan retire for the first time in 1993.
“Definitely cried this day. 9 years of age. Just Couldn’t believe it”
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