All-Star game marks latest milestone for Michael Jordan

Doug Mendoza
February 14, 2019

Perhaps Jordan's ring close to home for both players as neither has won an National Basketball Association title.

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In consideration of those accolades, Michael Jordan was recently asked whose feat he thought was more impressive, to which he responded by referencing his six National Basketball Association titles.

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INGLEWOOD, CA - JUNE 12: Guard Michael Jordan #23 of the Chicago Bulls sits nexts to his wife Juanita and his dad James while hugging the NBA Championship Trophy after the Bulls defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 4-1 after Game 5 of the NBA Finals on June 12, 1991 at the Great Western Forum in Inglewood, California.

"I think getting the All-Star game here is an accomplishment that will go on his list, and it will stand out for him because it's really not about him", said James Jordan Jr., Michael's older brother.

On Tuesday, Jordan sounded a decidedly different note.

Jordan's mentality is why he was so dominant on the court. As a team owner, Jordan is now more invested in that success than ever before, and he's apparently not above letting people know that he had more than a little something to do with it in his own right.

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