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

LeBron James


Cleveland Cavaliers Media Day

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Since his teen years, LeBron James carried the burden of being the next MJ. From sporting the same number as his idol to even carrying a lowly franchise like Mike, LBJ had to fight comparisons all through his illustrious career. Despite six Finals appearances, he only won two championships. LBJ’s Cavs lost last year in 6 to Steph Curry’s Warriors, but also remain first right now in the Eastern Conference.


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