Michael Jordan's List of 4 Players from NOW that could survive in HIS Era of Basketball

most viewed right now
 133
Image(s) inside Bow Wow says he can't relate to BLACK people and their issues; "I'm mi..
124 comments
@hiphop
most viewed right now
 110
BOX Crazy skills: This boxer is caught in the matrix!
74 comments
@sports
most viewed right now
 77
Article inside Word on Da street 50cent is refusing to consult wit JEEZY & T.I on BM..
82 comments
@hiphop
most viewed right now
 66
Image(s) inside Joe About To Body Mickey Factz.
27 comments
@hiphop

section   (0 bx goons and 1 bystanders) Share this on Twitter   Share this on Facebook
 

Props Slaps
 3 years ago '09        #1
17723 pageviews
197 comments


TraV 76 heat pts76
space
avatar space
space
$20,387 | Props total: 449 449
Michael Jordan's List of 4 Players from NOW that could survive in HIS Era of Basketball
 

 

[pic - click to view]



JORDAN PLAYS his new favorite trivia game, asking which current players could be nearly as successful in his era. "Our era," he says over and over again, calling modern players soft, coddled and ill-prepared for the highest level of the game. This is personal to him, since he'll be compared to this generation, and since he has to build a franchise with this generation's players.

"I'll give you a hint," he says. "I can only come up with four."

He lists them: LeBron, Kobe, Tim Duncan, Dirk Nowitzki.

When someone on TV compares LeBron to Oscar Robertson, Jordan fumes. He rolls his eyes, stretches his neck, frustrated. "It's absolutely … " he says, catching himself. "The point is, no one is critiquing the personnel that he's playing against. Their knowledge of how to play the game … that's not a fair comparison. That's not right … Could LeBron be successful in our era? Yes. Would he be as successful? No."




[pic - click to view]

 Via


Last edited by TraV; 02-15-2013 at 09:11 AM..

197 comments for "Michael Jordan's List of 4 Players from NOW that could survive in HIS Era of Basketball"

 3 years ago '12        #2
Free Trotty 352 heat pts352
space
space
space
$10,131 | Props total: 4047 4047
Damn.

Dirk over prime Wade? prime KG? Durant? Melo? CP3?
 3 years ago '12        #3
Cloud 420 47 heat pts47
space
avatar space
space
$14,365 | Props total: 2146 2146
"Could LeBron be successful in our era? Yes. Would he be as successful? No.
 3 years ago '07        #4
capone3pbs 7 heat pts
space
avatar space
space
$14,829 | Props total: 1204 1204
This dude should just stop talking... You were a great ball player, but evaluating talent isn't ur strong suit Those wouldn't be the only 4 players to make it in "Your" era But then again, you thought Kwame Brown & Adam Morrison could make it in this era so we know your opinion don't mean sh*t
 3 years ago '08        #5
GrownmanJ 21 heat pts21
space
avatar space
space
$4,887 | Props total: 2 2
Im shocked he'd pick LeBron. I guess based soley off of athleticism... KG would easily...
 3 years ago '09        #6
Ash10 20 heat pts20
space
avatar space
space
$43,287 | Props total: 2285 2285
 capone3pbs said:
This dude should just stop talking... You were a great ball player, but evaluating talent isn't ur strong suit Those wouldn't be the only 4 players to make it in "Your" era But then again, you thought Kwame Brown & Adam Morrison could make it in this era so we know your opinion don't mean sh*t
Stop being a stan for once


[pic - click to view]

 3 years ago '12        #7
Cloud 420 47 heat pts47
space
avatar space
space
$14,365 | Props total: 2146 2146
 capone3pbs said:
This dude should just stop talking... You were a great ball player, but evaluating talent isn't ur strong suit Those wouldn't be the only 4 players to make it in "Your" era But then again, you thought Kwame Brown & Adam Morrison could make it in this era so we know your opinion don't mean sh*t
Alright I've seen this used about 10 times already. But it makes no fu*king sense. You don't think Jordan can't look at todays game and see who the best players are?

You don't think evaluating talent that is already in their prime is a HUGE difference than evaluating 19-22 year olds in college?


Last edited by Cloud 420; 02-15-2013 at 09:26 AM..
 3 years ago '09        #8
TraV 76 heat pts76
space
avatar space
space
$20,387 | Props total: 449 449
The announcers gush about LeBron, mentioning him in the same sentence with Jordan, who hears every word. Those words have an effect on him. He stares at the TV and points out a flaw in LeBron's game.

"I study him," he says.

When LeBron goes right, he usually drives; when he goes left, he usually shoots a jumper. It has to do with his mechanics and how he loads the ball for release. "So if I have to guard him," Jordan says, "I'm gonna push him left so nine times out of 10, he's gonna shoot a jump shot. If he goes right, he's going to the hole and I can't stop him. So I ain't letting him go right."
For the rest of the game, when LeBron gets the ball and starts his move, Jordan will call out some variation of "drive" or "shoot." It's not just LeBron. He sees fouls the officials miss, and the replays prove him right. When someone shoots, he knows immediately whether it's going in. He calls out what guys are going to do before they do it, more plugged into the flow of the game than some of the players on the court. He's answering texts, buried in his phone, when the play-by-play guy announces a LeBron jump shot. Without looking up, Jordan says, "Left?"
 3 years ago '10        #9
Akira Son Bio 188 heat pts188
space
avatar space
space
$42,870 | Props total: 3005 3005
Stickman lost
 3 years ago '10        #10
SmoothTay 22 heat pts22
space
avatar space
space
$21,710 | Props total: 5834 5834
Old folks talking bout back in my day .....


Yea if mark price & Craig Ehlo can survive your era I'm sure the players today def couldn't


Last edited by SmoothTay; 02-15-2013 at 09:14 AM..
 3 years ago '09        #11
Ash10 20 heat pts20
space
avatar space
space
$43,287 | Props total: 2285 2285
 Free Trotty said:
Damn.

Dirk over prime Wade? prime KG? Durant? Melo? CP3?

 3 years ago '04        #12
ShaDoW1 7 heat pts
space
space
space
$5,746 | Props total: 264 264
 Travi$ said:
The announcers gush about LeBron, mentioning him in the same sentence with Jordan, who hears every word. Those words have an effect on him. He stares at the TV and points out a flaw in LeBron's game.



For the rest of the game, when LeBron gets the ball and starts his move, Jordan will call out some variation of "drive" or "shoot." It's not just LeBron. He sees fouls the officials miss, and the replays prove him right. When someone shoots, he knows immediately whether it's going in. He calls out what guys are going to do before they do it, more plugged into the flow of the game than some of the players on the court. He's answering texts, buried in his phone, when the play-by-play guy announces a LeBron jump shot. Without looking up, Jordan says, "Left?"
tha GAWD
 3 years ago '10        #13
lboog1423 272 heat pts272
space
avatar space
space
$29,093 | Props total: 4627 4627
Could LeBron be successful in our era? Yes. Would he be as successful? No."
been said this sh*t.
 3 years ago '07        #14
capone3pbs 7 heat pts
space
avatar space
space
$14,829 | Props total: 1204 1204
 ash1990 said:
Stop being a stan for once


[pic - click to view]

 Cloud 420 said:
Alright I've seen this used about 10 times already. But it makes no fu*king sense. You don't think Jordan can't look at todays game and see who the best players are?

You don't evaluating talent that is already in their prime is a HUGE difference than evaluating 19-22 year olds in college?


So you two think only the 4 guys he mentioned would be the only ones to survive in his era???

Like I'm not refuting the 4 he said, but he's and idiot if he thinks those 4 would be the only ones to make it

And yes it does makes sense clown, his picks have been some of the most horrible in history and if these are his only picks to make it based of prime, then he doesn't know how to correctly evaluate that either
 3 years ago '05        #15
Stuart Scott 164 heat pts164
space
avatar space
space
$21,291 | Props total: 5840 5840
I love jordan but this n*gga really needs to shut the fu*k up.
 3 years ago '10        #16
SmoothTay 22 heat pts22
space
avatar space
space
$21,710 | Props total: 5834 5834
Lebron would absolutely dominate those Whiteboys

fu*k is jordan smokin ??


Last edited by SmoothTay; 02-15-2013 at 09:24 AM..
 3 years ago '04        #17
abstractq 5 heat pts
space
space
space
$7,659 | Props total: 772 772
every old washed up n*gga feels like this tho

i remember when bill russell was like he could average 50 in todays game


foh old n*gga
 3 years ago '09        #18
Ash10 20 heat pts20
space
avatar space
space
$43,287 | Props total: 2285 2285
 capone3pbs said:


So you two think only the 4 guys he mentioned would be the only ones to survive in his era???

Like I'm not refuting the 4 he said, but he's and idiot if he thinks those 4 would be the only ones to make it

And yes it does makes sense clown, his picks have been some of the most horrible in history and if these are his only picks to make it based of prime, then he doesn't know how to correctly evaluate that either
Now u make good points
 3 years ago '08        #19
GrownmanJ 21 heat pts21
space
avatar space
space
$4,887 | Props total: 2 2
 Travi$ said:
The announcers gush about LeBron, mentioning him in the same sentence with Jordan, who hears every word. Those words have an effect on him. He stares at the TV and points out a flaw in LeBron's game.

"I study him," he says.

When LeBron goes right, he usually drives; when he goes left, he usually shoots a jumper. It has to do with his mechanics and how he loads the ball for release. "So if I have to guard him," Jordan says, "I'm gonna push him left so nine times out of 10, he's gonna shoot a jump shot. If he goes right, he's going to the hole and I can't stop him. So I ain't letting him go right."
For the rest of the game, when LeBron gets the ball and starts his move, Jordan will call out some variation of "drive" or "shoot." It's not just LeBron. He sees fouls the officials miss, and the replays prove him right. When someone shoots, he knows immediately whether it's going in. He calls out what guys are going to do before they do it, more plugged into the flow of the game than some of the players on the court. He's answering texts, buried in his phone, when the play-by-play guy announces a LeBron jump shot. Without looking up, Jordan says, "Left?"
Crazy...

I dont visualize anyone in the game with this kind of approach and thought process on the game. Not even Kobe...
 3 years ago '08        #20
AC_89 129 heat pts129
space
avatar space
space
$31,716 | Props total: 3141 3141
How many of them old heads wouldve survived in this era tho? like imagine john stockton trying to hold westbrook lets not act like dude didn't mention dirk tho
Home      
  
 

 






most viewed right now
 57
Image(s) inside Smash Or Pass Amateur PoЯnstar Shanie Love?...
118 comments
24 hours ago
@thotsdimesetc
most viewed right now
 39
Video inside WHYTE AZZ NATION @Kashy92
127 comments
24 hours ago
@thotsdimesetc
most viewed right now
 32
Image(s) inside So Im the only nigga that loves hood bi-ches?
209 comments
1 day ago
@thotsdimesetc
most viewed right now
 31
Video inside This Woman’s Boss Said Her Headscarf Was ‘Unprofessional’ So She Went T..
166 comments
1 day ago
@wild'ish
most viewed right now
 20
Video inside How to Get Faster Internet Speed for Free
27 comments
1 day ago
@tech
most viewed right now
 18
Image(s) inside How The Food You Eat Used To Look Before Humans Changed Them
90 comments
1 day ago
@wild'ish
most viewed right now
 12
Video inside The TRUTH About Jay-Z's "I Got The Keys" Video - A MUST F*CKIN WATCH!!!
100 comments
24 hours ago
@hiphop
most viewed right now
 10
Article inside Nas is Coming!!!! Everything We Know About New Album So Far
150 comments
1 day ago
@hiphop
back to top
register contact Follow BX @ Twitter Follow BX @ Facebook search BX privacy