Michael Jordan suggests Kobe Bryant may have beaten him one-on-one

The general public has long imagined how this scenario would play out: what would’ve happened had Michael Jordan played Kobe Bryant in their prime?

Of course, that could never happen since they’re generations apart. But even Michael Jordan imagines playing against established NBA legends in their prime, including Jerry West, Elgin Baylor, LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Carmelo Anthony, and of course, Bryant.

“I don’t think I’d lose other than Kobe Bryant,” Jordan said in an interview promoting NBA2K14, “because he steals all my moves.”

To which Bryant responded on Twitter.


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