LeBron James and Michael Jordan are two players who have historically been linked together. Michael Jordan is often considered the greatest player of all time, and the man responsible for taking the NBA to heights it has never seen before, and he did so as the face of the league.
As for LeBron James, he entered the league just a few short months after Michael Jordan retired from the league. And as he entered the league, he had several expectations on him, and was often compared to Michael Jordan and referred to as his new successor.
So it was incredibly fantastic to see LeBron James and Michael Jordan interact with each other at the NBA 75 ceremony. The two players rarely get the opportunity to interact with each other, and their friendly and jovial interaction garnered a lot of positive reactions from fans.
And LeBron James seems to agree, as he shared a picture on his Instagram account of his first meeting with Michael Jordan from Jordan's Wizards days and a picture of their latest encounter at the NBA 75 ceremony. LeBron clearly appreciated the opportunity to meet with his childhood hero.
How it started 2 decades ago/How it’s going 2 decades later. MJ 🐈⬛ x LJ 👑 = Out of this 🌎.
LeBron spoke after the game about the chance to meet with Michael Jordan. He noted that Jordan and he rarely get the opportunity to meet with each other, so he wanted to make the most of this opportunity. On top of that, he noted that Jordan had a massive impact on his formative years, and also spoke about using Jordan's signature shot to win the All-Star game for his team.
Despite the massive odds in front of him, LeBron exceeded expectations and went on to become one of the greatest players in NBA history. LeBron James has been absolutely sensational during the course of his career and has forged a legacy that few could ever match. He and Jordan are rightfully considered the two greatest players in the history of the NBA.