Michael Jordan's Legacy: How the NBA and the Media Lied

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Michael Jordan's Legacy: How the NBA and the Media Lied

“But I ignored an’ explored my history that was untold.” - GZA, B.I.B.L.E

He is the gold standard by which all athletes are measured. Michael Jeffrey Jordan captivated audiences with his athletic wizardry and elevated the game of basketball with his supremacy. Yet, simply put, he is not the greatest basketball player ever.

Rather, his legacy has been aided by memorizing propaganda steered by his magnificent athletic dominance. What Jordan accomplished on the court pales in comparison to what he created and cultivated us into believing off of it.

First let us get this out of the way: Michael Jordan is ONE of the greatest basketball players to ever live. Michael Jordan is one of the greatest basketball players to ever live.

Now that we can continue on, such an aggressive statement is sure to evoke one of two responses: “This cat is crazy” or “he’s just trying to be a contrarian." Well this article is written not to relish in either, but was brought about through research and conversation.

 

 

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