- Oct 24, 2003
Yeah, and Jordan's status eventually usurped all of them. Was MJ compared to any of those guys as a junior in high school like LeBron was compared to Jordan?
Jordan was seen as a great player, but that was a 7 footer's era. It's why Hakeem and Sam Bowie got picked ahead of Jordan despite Bobby Knight and Dean Smith telling everybody he was the best player they'd ever seen.