LeBron James: “That one right there made me the greatest player of all time, that’s how I felt. I was super, super ecstatic to win one for Cleveland because of the 52-year drought. Like I was ECSTATIC and the first wave of emotion was everyone seeing me crying. Like that was everything in sports that had gone on in Cleveland. And then after I stopped I was like ‘that one right there made you the greatest player of all time.’ Everybody was saying they were the greatest team of all time and the greatest team ever assembled, and for us to come back the way we came back in that fashion, I was like ‘you did something special.’"
With ESPN’s ‘The Last Dance’ documentary nearly reaching its climax chronicling the nearly immaculate career of Michael Jordan, the ‘Who is the GOAT?’ discussion between Jordan and LeBron James has ignited once again, with the perpetually divisive topic raging on.
Video resurfaced on social media this week of an old clip from LeBron’s ‘Barbershop’ show that included LeBron saying that Cleveland overcoming a 3-1 deficit to knock off the 73-win Warriors in the 2016 NBA Finals to end the city of Cleveland's 52-year championship drought officially made him the greatest player of all time.
The loyal Jordan contingency quickly took notice…