It is would be an understatement to say that Michael Jordan is a great basketball player. From the time of his retirement, he has been involved with basketball in ways more than one. But still, he is involved in the discussion of GOAT. It is a question of speculation. But, a lot of players and experts agree that he is really the GOAT of basketball. Let us look at some of the facts that made him what he is today.
Winning a championship in the NBA is a very difficult task. Imagine winning it three times in a row. Now imagine being retired after doing a Three-Peat and then again coming back from the retirement after two years to win another three-peat again. Only Michael Jordan can ever do that. Yes, MJ is GOAT.
Not Loosing Consecutive Three Games
He is famous for being part of a Chicago Bulls team, that was the toughest team to beat. Even though a team wins the championship, it is difficult to keep up with the winning streak. But the Bulls team under Jordan and Pippen did not lose three games in a row during their championship year. They also hold the record for the most wins in a season.
Defensive Player Of The Year
Michael is a lot of things. But a very less number of people know that he is also very good at defense. Yes, Michael Jordan has also won a Defensive Player of the Year Award. When Kawhi won the championship in 2014 he entered the list of three people which included Jordan to have won a Finals MVP, Defensive Player, and an All-Star.
There is no denying the fact that Michael Jordan is one of the best players in the clutch. Well, even Kobe has a good record in the clutch. But Jordan will always be remembered for his clutch performances in the NBA finals. Not only he won six NBA finals award which is honored on Bill Russel, but he also has not entered a single game 7 in his life. That is one of the reasons he will always be ahead of Lebron James.