Ever since LeBron James entered the NBA, he has had to deal with the shadow of Michael Jordan. Jordan is still considered by most to be the greatest NBA basketball player of all-time. His individual and team trophy cases certainly give us and others to believe so. It certainly isn't something that can be argued with. James, like Jordan, is a multi-MVP award winner as well as NBA champion and Finals MVP. He is still behind Jordan on all counts, and most refuse to give him similar credit. It is said that nobody could guard Jordan, and the same argument can be made for LeBron. Jordan doesn't believe LeBron couldn't beat him in a game of one-on-one, and if you go into most internet message boards, people would say the same. LeBron cannot win with fans and especially with the media when it comes to MJ. But he has rarely addressed all the talk Jordan comparisons and talk, including his relationship with MJ, that is until a he gave a revealing interview to ESPN's Chris Broussard.
One of the things that James is criticized for is the idea that he doesn't have the same drive and 'killer instinct' that everyone applauds Jordan for. When Broussard asked James to address this, he gave a wonderful response:Read more →