A plea for perspective on LeBron’s legacy
LeBron James is 26 years old.
When Michael Jordan was 26 years old, he was a failure.
This might seem impossible to some. We’re talking about the greatest winner of all-time. The most clutch basketball player ever to grace the Earth. A cold-blooded killer in crunch time. The trophies, the rings, the banners. It goes on and on.
But all the golden hardware and endless accolades that Jordan earned?
They came later in his career.
Yes, it’s true that Michael Jordan was once considered a me-first gunner whose team always came up short. By the time Jordan finished up his age-26 season in 1989-90, he was the game’s undisputed top scorer. But despite his scoring chops, Jordan had nothing in the win column to show for it.
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