In Michael Jordan's 2009 Hall of Fame induction speech, he said, "One day you might look up and see me playing the game at 50. Oh, don’t laugh. Never say never. Because limits, like fears, are often just an illusion.” You don't usually take an athlete seriously if they're talking about making a comeback at 50, but if it's coming from Jordan's lips, that's a big deal for some. One of that "some" is the Lakers' Antawn Jamison. In an ESPN article, the forward said, "He wasn't joking. You hear stories still to this day, especially last year, him going to the practice facility and playing 1-on-1 with the guys and still they can't stop him."
Jamison even thinks a 50-year-old Jordan would be pretty good if he had the right pieces around him: “I wouldn’t doubt that in the right situation with a LeBron (James) on his team or with a Kobe (Bryant) on this team, he could get you about 10 or 11 points, come in and play 15-20 minutes. I wouldn’t doubt that at all, especially if he was in shape and injuries were prevented and things of that nature.”
It wouldn't be surprising if there are still other fans out there who believe the same thing, which is semi-understandable. But do we really want to experience a good Michael Jordan again, instead of a great one?
[via Larry Brown Sports]