74. "nah MJ came in at the right time with the right game and persona" In response to In response to 69
the Air Jordan line, the flair, he revolutionized the game aesthetics like no other before and after. Lebron got nothing like that going for him. great player but compared to MJ hardly any cultural impact.
Lebron wears the 23 because of Mike, that's all you need to know. Wasn't aping MJ like Kobe did but still... he could have a greater positive impact if he went full activist mode but overall the cultural impact that MJ still has will not be repeated by any athlete simply because of the combination of the marketing and the era he dominated. muhammad ali's icon status will not be duplicated for similar reasons. just replace the marketing with activism/"radical" beliefs.
> >Second part, watching him on the Daily Show this week with >Trevor Noah I find it safe to say his impact culturally and >across community's is gonna be greater than MJ's. He's a >nicer, more personable, smarter version that shows what a >modern day sports superstar can be.
''i went from bashful to asshole to international''- CdoubleO