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LeBron James Says He 'Definitely Cried' When Michael Jordan Retired In 1993

LeBron James Says He 'Definitely Cried' When Michael Jordan Retired In 1993

This Sunday night we saw Michael Jordan and his reflection on his first retirement in 1993. After clinching his first three-peat with the Chicago Bulls, Jordan decided to try new things and went to play baseball.

He had lost his father that year, too, after Mr. James Jordan was murdered, showing his emotional side throughout the 7th and 8th episodes of the 10-part docuseries.

We were all watching, including the Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James, who revealed how he lived that moment as a 9-year-old kid.

"Definitely cried this day. 9 years of age. Just Couldn’t believe it," James wrote on Twitter.

After that, LBJ talked about Jordan's famous 'Double Nickel' game at Madison Square Garden, where he scored 55 points in a win over the Knicks.

Moreover, the documentary showed how Nick Anderson took a jab at Jordan when the Orlando Magic defeated the Bulls in the playoffs. Jordan had changed his name to 45, as to what Anderson reacted saying that No. 45 wasn’t as difficult to stop as No. 23.

After that, Jordan came back to No. 23 and continued scoring at an average of 31 points per game.

“Damn the series lost(rusty), MJ so cold that he went from 45 to 23 from game 1 to game 2 in the playoffs! Haha. That’s legendary!” James wrote in another tweet.

Bron is just a fan, like the rest of us, and he's the best example of how we feel watching MJ doing his thing every week.