Lebron James reflects on his first meeting with Michael Jordan: « It was like meeting God for the first time »

Michael Jordan

Lebron James x Michael Jordan. Perhaps the two greatest players in basketball history. When he was younger, Lebron James met His Airness and like many before him, he was intimidated at the age of 16.


We’re reminded of an old regular season game on the Cavs side in 2018. Lebron James landed in Charlotte last night, for a clean win for his team. Charlotte which has for owner a certain Michael Jordan. A photo resurfaces. In 2001 and in Chicago to be precise, Bron will remember a moment he will never forget. He was not yet this man and this player sure of his strengths. Lebron was this carefree kid who only played basketball for fun. A young player who was going to meet one of his idols and above all the best player of all time. Naturally, his heart fluttered when he faced the Chicago legend:


It was divine. As I said over and over again, it was like meeting God for the first time. MJ made this sport global . With the way he played, his personality, his marketing value, he made people all over the world want to watch basketball. »

It was a time when Michael Jordan was 38 years old and he was quietly preparing his comeback in Washington. Lebron James is now 37 and time really flies. Today he is one of the best sportsmen of all time, not to mention the fact that he helps to give love to his community and NBA fans. His school he built is the perfect symbol of that. Saying that Michael Jordan made basketball an interplanetary sport, he wants to follow in his footsteps in his own way. And when he says follow in his footsteps, he is also talking about buying an NBA franchise, which is probably the dream of any NBA player and maybe even fan. He won’t want to do what Michael Jordan did and want to run everything from the ground up. He wants to hire the best people to do the best job. We all know his eyes are on Cleveland…


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