LeBron is No MJOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - LeBron James
changed his jersey number, won an NBA championship and still gets inevitably
compared to Michael Jordan at nearly every opportunity.
With James producing at a record-setting
clip that no one in league history had reached, just as Jordan's 50th birthday
approaches this weekend, classifying James' place in the league couldn't be a
James wants no part of it, posting on
Twitter that he's "not MJ." And his peers say it's time to back off
all the comparisons.
Three-time scoring champion Kevin Durant
said Thursday that it's "unreal" what James has done "but it's
kind of hard to compare anybody to Michael Jordan."
Heat teammate Dwyane Wade, who grew up in Chicago watching Jordan on TV, says
quite simply, "There will never be another Michael Jordan."
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