“Still Salty About The Last Dance”: Michael Jordan Fans Rage as Long-Time Rival Puts an End to the GOAT Debate

The NBA GOAT debate is a heavily debated topic among fans and the media for decades now. While some feel the GOAT is Michael Jordan, some feel otherwise. Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James is widely put alongside Jordan while talking about who the greatest player ever is.

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Recently, one of Jordan’s fiercest rivals, Isiah Thomas gave his verdict on who the greatest player ever is. The former Detroit Pistons legend chose LeBron James as the greatest player ever. This certainly wasn’t taken well by NBA fans around the world.

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Taking to Twitter, fans gave their opinions regarding Thomas’ statements with many bashing the former NBA champion for his views on MJ.

NBA fans roast Isiah Thomas over his views on Michael Jordan

Ever since his retirement, numerous players have been compared to Chicago Bulls legend Michael Jordan. Four-time NBA champion LeBron James is one such player.

He entered the NBA as one of the most hyped drafts ever and was compared to legends ever since his debut. Interestingly enough, former Pistons star Isiah Thomas feels LeBron is the best to ever play the game.

Thomas said, “Based on what I’ve seen, LeBron James to me is the best who has ever played.” NBA fans on Twitter certainly did not like his opinion and bashed him mercilessly.

Los Angeles Lakers’ LeBron James, left, shares a laugh with NBA legend Michael Jordan during the NBA All-Star game in Cleveland, Sunday, Feb. 20, 2022. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Moreover, some fans also talked about how Thomas is still salty after ‘The Last Dance’ documentary. Here are some of the best reactions.

Michael Jordan and Isiah Thomas shared one of the fiercest rivalries in the league during their time in the NBA. According to most fans, this is one of the reasons why Thomas feels LeBron is a better player than Jordan.

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Interestingly enough, Jordan was once accused of conspiring against Thomas. When the team to represent the United States of America in the Barcelona Olympics 1992 was announced, Thomas’ name was missing. Many believed Jordan was behind Thomas’ surprising snub.

However, the Chicago Bulls legend rejected all such claims. I said, “I didn’t have anything to do with it. Isiah Thomas and my relationship has nothing to do with me being on this team.” Despite his clear message regarding his involvement in Thomas’ rejection, numerous fans around the world beg to differ.

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