Michael Jordan is a legend of the basketball village in general and the NBA in particular. During his journey at the tournament, he made people’s eyes widen many times because of his one-of-a-kind anecdotes.
As a highly competitive person, Michael Jordan always wants to enjoy the joy of winning, no matter what field it is in. There are even many who consider Jordan a villain with that fierce spirit. However, it was a way to help him become one of the league’s greatest players. And more than that, becoming the first billionaire of the sports village.
With lucrative advertising contracts and huge salaries, Michael Jordan is also a playable character in the NBA world. And of course, Michael competes in spending money, if he feels like it. According to a new story shared from an old teammate of Michael Jordan, fans somewhat understand more about this legend’s personality.
“We were training at Coach Tim Grover’s gym,” Jared Jeffries said. “Antonie Walker also went there to practice in a Ferrari with a ridiculous attitude. He kind of wanted to piss off MJ by thinking, ‘Look, I’m driving a $250,000 car.’ It made Michael uncomfortable and he decided to ‘face’ Antonie.”
“Michael turned to me and said, ‘This week, I’m going to the gym in different colored Ferraris and it’s going to match my Jumpman suits.’ And for five days in a row, Michael Jordan arrived. gym with 5 different bikes, each color matching his workout. That’s Jordan’s style, “said Jeffries.
The story happened in 2000, when Michael Jordan was playing for the Washington Wizards football team. Around that time the legend of the tournament had stepped on the other side of the slope, but that doesn’t mean that you can easily show off and boast in front of Michael, especially in terms of money.
It is the aggressive nature but also shows the unmistakable confidence of Michael Jordan, which has made a great legend as it is today. Without that nature, it would probably be difficult for Michael Jordan to become the first sports athlete to make his name on the Forbes billionaires list in 2015.
This is also agreed by Jared Jeffries: “It’s Michael Jordan’s style, whether in the ring or whatever. It’s the confidence of Michael Jordan, the coolest man I’ve ever seen.”
Coming soon, when Michael Jordan’s documentary “The Last Dance” is shown, there will be many untold stories about the legend in his final years playing for the Chicago Bulls. Surely there will be more interesting details, revealing more clearly the personality of one of the greatest players the NBA has ever produced.