Lebron James Fires A “Brick” On Retiring No. 23

Posted: 13th November 2009 by Dwight Palmer in NBA
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It has just come to my attention that Lebron James is lobbying for a league wide retiring of Michael JordanÆs No. 23. This was pretty funny to me until I realized that this guy James was serious. I cannot think of one good reason to carry that honor past the Chicago Bulls team alone. What a slap in the face to Bill Russell, Wilt Chamberlain, and Oscar Robertson. These guys were true pioneers that actually played when racial segregation was still legal. Let us contemplate this na´ve idea. Jordan was not: (1) The most prolific scorer, that goes to Kareem. (2) He did not win the most titles, that title goes to Bill Russell with 11. (3) He was not the first player to ôflyö, that goes to Dr. ôJö. (4) Did Jordan do anything that Dr ôJö didnÆt do first? (5) I cannot think of one good rea ...

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