Magic and Bird are two of the greatest ever. Michael won 6.
Isiah and Magic formed a friendship and he eventually burned that bridge. He was clutch in big games. It was also the end of his Kobe is as good as Jordan argument.
When James left Miami, the Heat went But their paths have been linked for as long as we can remember -- and crossed again March 6 at Staples Center as James passed Jordan for fourth on the all-time scoring list.
Before Game 2 of the Eastern Conference semis during James' first postseason, James considered the obstacle of the modern Bad Boys, a Pistons championship group that would make six straight conference finals from to It was rare for great scorers to be great defenders.
Actually, they propelled them to number one status with a bullet. He often reminds Charles Barkley and Patrick Ewing of that fact.
They were fierce competitors who hated each other until they did a commercial together. That was what drove him as a young high school player in Akron.
Isiah was great, like him or not. I hope no one believes the media is objective.