The latest cover of NBA 2K23 is out with Michael Jordan on it. NBA Twitter has mixed emotions over LeBron James being snubbed!
The GOAT debate continues to rage on in the basketball community. Fans are torn between the greatness of LeBron James and the legendary status held by Michael Jordan.
Both men are vying for the top spot, despite the polar opposite differences in their styles of play!
Nevertheless, this hasn’t stopped the masses from comparing King James and MJ. As things stand, Jordan has more rings, but LeBron has more points.
Michael Jordan vs. LeBron James NBA Finals Competition comparison
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— Hoop Central (@TheHoopCentral) October 17, 2020
However, the comparisons have now risen to a whole new level. In fact, the basketball world has been debating who will end up on the NBA 2K23 cover, and MJ has come out on top.
Michael Jordan snubs fellow billionaire LeBron James as he is announced as the cover star for the upcoming NBA 2K23 game
Over the past few weeks, there has been much speculation regarding which NBA superstar would grace the cover of the upcoming NBA 2K23 game.
Steph Curry, Devin Booker, Ja Morant, Nikola Jokic, and Jayson Tatum were thrown into the mix. However, it looks like Michael Jordan has been chosen, with pre-ordering opening on the 7th of July.
The news of MJ’s 2K23 cover art has NBA Twitter going wild. However, many fans have had mixed feelings, as Jordan’s fellow billionaire LeBron James was snubbed!
No other way to do it for 2️⃣3️⃣
Introducing our #NBA2K23 Cover Athlete Michael Jordan
🏀Michael Jordan Edition
Pre-order starting 7/7 pic.twitter.com/WwVTynbK2x
— NBA 2K (@NBA2K) July 5, 2022
LMAOOOOOOOOOOOO IT’S NEVER GONNA BE BRON. EVER https://t.co/mcTV7TNc3F
— Engineer Kirk Cousins (@Salute_DeezNutz) July 5, 2022
1 shot to do a half bron half mj cover. but nope https://t.co/jHgIHxImB7
— Cousin Elbeaux ⚜️ (@drosekn0ws) July 5, 2022
How does this affect Bron’s legacy? https://t.co/vgMLum994M
— Riley (@Ri_S_OB) July 5, 2022
This certainly adds a new element to the GOAT conversation, but really shouldn’t affect either of their legacies as the greatest the sport has ever seen.