Originally posted on Backyard Sports Blog  |  Last updated 12/6/12
Yahoo - [James] revealed on Wednesday that the screensaver of his phone is a Photoshop image of himself handling the ball while guarded by Michael Jordan in his prime. "Jordan was my superhero growing up," James said. "He was the guy I feel helped me get to where I am today. As a competitor, who would not want to go against the best? That's like asking [Tom] Brady would he want to go against [Joe] Montana in the fourth quarter." On some level I want to like LeBron James these days.  I still can't wrap my head around it though.  Way to much stupid stuff in his past for my to forgive.  I love Jordan though, and think it's cool that he has this background, but the truth about it is that he does get a chance to play against the best.  Or at least top 5 player of all time, Kobe Bryant. Not that I'm saying he should put a picture of Kobe on his background, because that would be way to much respect for someone he's playing against still.  So I guess what I'm saying is LeBron is making his way back to acceptance in my eyes. Check out our Home Page for more stories and follow us on Twitter and Facebook
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