They are probably the two greatest psychopaths in the NBA world. We are of course talking about Jordan and Bryant. This story is known to everyone and knowing that it’s been 18 years since their last duel took place, it was necessary to dive back into the memories.
The two teams that are the Lakers and the Wizards face each other a few months earlier. Washington wins and Jordan makes a serious mistake, he goes to room Kobe Bryant. He slaps her on the buttocks and he tells her « You can put my shoes on but you can never walk in my footsteps … »
Kobe Bryant would not have spoken to his teammates for about two weeks. He was on a mission and Phil Jackson is questioned by his players who ask him if the Mamba is pissed off at them. Their coach tells what happened in Washington.
All the players understood that Kobe had circled the date of March 28, 2003 and that he was going to destroy Michael. Bryant will be like never before. 42 points in one half, there is no more game, he finished at 55 points. The mind in sport is much more important than the physical, the stats, we can never say it enough …