Where Are They Now: Players Who Were Once Considered the Next Michael Jordan

For years, the NBA has been salivating for a fresh new face to become the next Michael Jordan. While the idea of Stephen Curry usurping the throne of MJ’s greatest player ever crown sounds appealing to the youngsters, the reality of trying to eclipse The Great One, is far more difficult than it seems. For over two decades many have tried to dub players as the “Next Michael Jordan,” with many floundering at the challenge. We take a look at the players who tried to live it to the hype and see where they are now.


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