Michael Jordan Says He Could Score 100 in Today’s NBA,Would You Bet Against Him?

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I'm going to tell you right off the get-go that you would be crazy to bet against Michael Jordan.

Crazy. Insane. Ludicrous.

Because Michael Jordan and great athletes like him, will stop at nothing to achieve success. They don't take no for an answer, they don't stop at good enough, they don't make excuses, they set their eyes on a goal and they go and achieve it.

and that is why you don't bet against Michael Jordan scoring 100 points in today's NBA.


How has the game changed from your playing days?

"It's less physical and the rules have changed, obviously. Based on these rules, if I had to play with my style of play, I'm pretty sure I would have fouled out or I would have been at the free throw line pretty often and I could have scored 100 points."  - Michael Jordan in an interview with USA Today

Because the second someone tells him he can't do something, is the second he would lace them up and set out to prove them wrong.

That is just how Jordan works.

So yeah, Michael Jordan in his loafers and bathrobe, smoking a cigar and enjoying a scotch probably couldn't do anything but stand on the three point line and toss a few threes. But in his prime, playing in today's NBA, there is little reason to say that Jordan wouldn't be as dominant as he was in the 90's, if not even more dominant.

Why? Well, the way the NBA has structured the rules in favor of quicker guards in this modern age of American basketball,it would only make things easier on Jordan in terms of getting to the rack and throwing it down.

In his prime, Jordan was the most effective player in the league at getting into the painted area and either getting an easy bucket or getting a chance at two points on the line.

and with an 83% career average from the free throw...

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