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LeBron James Describes His Reaction When He Met Michael Jordan For The First Time


What happens when one GOAT meets another?

As LeBron James puts it, it's "Godly"

“It was godly,” James said, via Dave McMenamin of ESPN. “I’ve said that over and over before, but it was like meeting God for the first time. That’s what I felt like as a 16-year-old kid when I met MJ.”

“MJ made the game global,” James continued. “He made the game global. He made people all over the world want to watch the game of basketball because of his marketability, because of the way he played the game of basketball, because of who he was. He kind of transcended that era.”

LeBron is spot on in describing MJ's influence. He truly transcended the game and made it a global phenomenon.

Thing is, King James is having quite the bit of influence himself these days. Being regarded by some as one of the best to ever play, LeBron might have even surpassed MJs impact on the game at this point.

Nonetheless, it was great to hear LeBron's story on what happened when he met Jordan. Back then, it might not have had any meaning... but now? What I wouldn't give to be a fly on the wall.