Topics: Basketball, Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant Pages: 2 (435 words) Published: December 4, 2013

During the mid-1980 and all of the 90 kids all over the world look up to Michael Jordan. They all wanted to be a NBA basketball player. Jordan’s great athleticism made kids believe that they can fly. Jordan was a terrific offensive and defensive player. He is a 6-time NBA champ, 5-time season MVP, 6-time Finals MVP, 1-time Defensive Player of the Year, 14-time All-Star, 3-time All-Star MVP, 2-time slam dunk Champion, A rookie of the year Award winner, and 2-time Olympic Gold Medalist. 3 people that you can compare to Jordan that can also be named the greatest player are LeBron James, Ervin “ Magic” Johnson and Kobe Bryant. Jordan is the Greatest NBA player of all-time. Most people think that Ervin “Magic” Johnson is the G.O.A.T. They believe this because he was a 6’9 point guard that can play all position and that Jordan could not do that but, on the other hand Jordan could do something that Magic could not. When Jordan came on the court he would talk trash and tell the opposing shooting guard that he would shut them down then score 40 points on them. Magic could do that because that was not his play style. "Overall, I think Michael Jordan is the greatest athlete in any particular sport. He dominated the game for the Chicago Bulls and brought the NBA to its greatest peak of popularity." ~Will McDonough. Also Magic Johnson has said that said the greatest of all time. His exact words were "If somebody says no to you, or if you get cut, Michael Jordan was cut his first year, but he came back and he was the best ever. That is what you have to have. The attitude that I'm going to show everybody, I'm going to work hard to get better and better." ~ Magic Johnson.

The kids from the era of the 200s until now believe that LeBron James is the greatest of all time. Because coming straight of high school they have been calling LeBron the chosen one and King James before he has even step on a NBA court. This is what make Michael Jordan the greatest of all...
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