Lebron James Confesses How Michael Jordan Inspired Him In Hitting Game-Winner in All-Star Game…

 

Following a spectacular performance at the 2022 NBA All-Star Game, LeBron James paid respect to Michael Jordan. He said that his game-winning shot was inspired by the Chicago Bulls legend.James hit the game-winner to seal his fifth consecutive win in the All-Star Game as captain.

Discussing what the game-winning shot meant to him as a native of Akron, James provided an emotional response at the post-game press conference:

 

“To answer your first question, I could not have dreamt it. I could not have dreamt of that moment, any better than the actuality that just happened.

 

Lebron James Confesses How Michael Jordan Inspired Him In Hitting Game-Winner in All-Star Game...

For me to be back here, staying 35 minutes south of where I grew up here in Akron, Ohio, to hitting the game-winner in the All-Star Game where me and my guys back in the back, you know, we used to watch the All-Star game.

 

And I remember 25 years ago, we were 12-11, wishing that we had the opportunity or the means to come up to Cleveland and see some of the greatest basketball players of all time because they inspired us so much.”
“For me to be here today, for my best friends to be here, my wife and my kids and my family, my mom and so many people that have seen me grow from a young toddler to who I am today…I couldn’t picture that moment any better.”

 

“I could not have dreamed of that moment, any better than the actuality that just happened.”
Alongside some of the greatest to ever do it at the NBA’s 75 greatest ceremony, LeBron James put on a show in front of one of his idols Michael Jordan.

@LakersCrediting Jordan for being the inspiration behind his game-winning shot as well as his growth as a player, the Bulls legend acknowledged that the 37-year old superstar continues to make a case for being the greatest of all time.

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