The Complete History of NBA Players Being Called "The Next Jordan"

Harold Miner

Year: 1990

While Miner was still in Los Angeles at USC he got tagged with an ambitious nickname, "Baby Jordan." Talk about setting the bar high. Later, George Raveling, Harold's Head Coach at USC, said "I always thought the worst thing that happened to Harold was the 'Baby Jordan' tag." He scored 1,801 points in his NBA career (less than Jordan had in eleven different seasons) and it ended in an ironic way, going scoreless while losing by 26 points to MJ's Bulls.

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