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Talk about a bomb being dropped to begin the long weekend. As we kick off this Memorial Day holiday weekend, let us be reminded of how seriously Michael Jordan takes being considered the greatest player of all-time.  Jordan is a man who won six championships and five league MVP awards.  He’s also a man who strongly believes he could score 100 points in a game with the way it is played today.  On top of that, he took the liberty of blasting LeBron James for joining forces with Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh, saying he never would have dreamed of teaming up with Larry Bird and Magic Johnson.

The egotistical M.J. is likely not going to be pleased when he finds out his sidekick, Scottie Pippen, went Judas on him Friday morning on Mike and Mike in the Morning.  As SI Hot Clicks pointed out, Pippen made some comments on the show that will likely infuriate Jordan and the entire city of Chicago.

“Michael Jordan may be the greatest scorer to ever play the game, but I may go so far as to say LeBron James is the greatest player to ever play the game,” Pippen told Mike and Mike.

That would be going very, very far, Scottie — especially considering LeBron has won zero championships.  Pippen then went on to say he has “never seen a player that can dominate the game the way LeBron James can” and that he’s a lock to make a shot when the game is on the line. That may be true now, but apparently Pippen missed a lot of LeBron’s playing days with the Cavs.  As for the thing about no one dominating the game like James, did we watch a different M.J. playing in the 90s?  Maybe the view isn’t the same from on the court.


UPDATE: Predictably, Pippen is now backtracking on his comments a bit. Via his Twitter:


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  • If I was going to pick one player from all those who have played to start a new team I would pick Oscar Robertson.
  • If it wasn't for Michael Jordan my response to these comments would be......Who is Scottie Pippen?
  • Scottie Pippen is outta his mind and/or Alzheimers has set in ! Or being that Scottie is not in the league any more is smoking some good stuff !!
    Lebron James does not have have the talent Mj had !!
  • Man Scottie you would be just another player without MJ and you think that LeBron who has yet to prove himself is better? MJ was as good on D as he was on scoreing! I like laBron but he could not carry MJ shoes let alone a team like MJ did!!!
  • pippen is correct. jordan was the greastest. james is the greastest.
  • No one will ever replace Bill Russell as number one on the list
  • wow really is scottie upset with mj did mj kick scotties dog?
    lebron being a lock to make a shot to win the game...maybe on xbox360 or something but he isnt even the best in the league today much less of all time.
    guys who i would want to take the final shot in a game.
    1. mj
    3. dirk

    there are my top three options.
  • LeBron's was unable to win anything with mediocre teammates. Jordan won six titles with mediocre teammates (including Scottie). Big difference, Jordan made his teammates better where LeBron cried his way into getting better teammates. One's a man, the other's a little whiny cry baby who needs to grow up! Man, I hope the Mavs shut him up.
  • Has everyone forgotten that when Kareem went to Milwaukee, they were the worst team in BB and after a year, they were the best team. That's what I call dominating. I think that he is the best player of all time and a close second would be Wilt. Remember, they had to make new rules when he came into the league like no dunking and the 3 second rule. Now, that's making an impact. Michael Jordan was a really good player, but trhe best, no way.
  • I agree kparks, they had to change the rules for Wilt, 50 pt per game average....did MJ do that? They didn't have to change any rules because of him. Kareem had a legacey that will be very hard to beat. MJ had a great supporting cast and THE most generous officating in the history of the game. He was one of the best but not the best ever.
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