The Hornets owner and National Basketball Association legend Michael Jordan made his largest philanthropic donation ever when he pledged 7 million United States dollars to build medical clinics in Charlotte with hope of aiding its troubled communities.
Jordan did an interview with.wait for it.Cigar Aficionado for the magazine's upcoming 25th anniversary issue that hits newstands on October 31, and he was asked how often he smokes. In an interview with Cigar Aficionado, Jordan said the superteam era will leave the league with one or two great teams while the 28 other teams "are going to be garbage". While Jordan did not mention the two great teams, it's safe to assume that they are the #Golden State Warriors and the #Cleveland Cavaliers, who faced off in the NBA Finals in each of the last three seasons.
"I have no patience for coaching". I never played against Wilt Chamberlain. He indirectly compared Woods' relationship with Jack Nicklaus to his with Bill Russell. They never played with the same equipment.
He also talked about his pal Tiger Woods, a 14-time major champion golfer struggling to return after multiple back operations, and said he himself might not have "survived in this Twitter time".
Though his primary residence is in Florida, Jordan considers Charlotte his second home, Portnoy said. "To now say that one is greater than the other is being a little bit unfair". Yes, Jack has 18 majors and Tiger's got 14, and that's how people are judging certain things. "I won 6 championships".
"He's in a transitional period", Jordan said. "No, because we played in different eras". "You know, we athletes, we go through that".
"So when you try to equate who's the greatest of all time, it's an unfair parallel; it's an unfair choice". Tiger played in his peak somewhere towards the end of my career. He's in a very unique situation. What changed between that timeframe to now - social media, Twitter, all those types of things that have invaded the personality and personal time of individuals.
Jordan also praised Northern Ireland star Rory McIlroy, saying he admires him but has yet to play a round with him. We've talked. I'm a big fan.