34% of fans have no concept of the toll that age and time takes on a persons body. If Michael Jordan could still compete along with the best basketball players in the world he would still be in the NBA. Fan is short for fanatic and this poll proves it is true.
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Well isn’t this something.
According to a recent poll, over a third of basketball fans think that Michael Jordan, at the age of 52, could still beat present-day LeBron James.
“There’s no such division when it comes to who NBA fans think is the best player of all time. 77% pick Michael Jordan on that question to only 14% who think it’s LeBron James. In fact despite his being 52 years old, 34% of NBA fans think Jordan could beat James one on one now- as in the year 2015- to just 54% who think James would win despite being in the prime of his career.”
OK, fine. The people have spoken. But the people are wrong.
Not about Jordan being the greatest of all time. His Airness was basically the person for which the term “GOAT” was invented (Muhammad Ali notwithstanding). He predominates and eclipses…
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