Michael Jordan on LeBron James: I Would've Never Played With Magic Johnson, Larry Bird

LeBron James has already gotten "heat" from the likes of Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert and NBA commissioner David Stern for his decision to play for Miami next season with All-Stars Dwayne Wade and Chris Bosh. Now basketball's legends are criticizing the move too. Following Charles Barkley's suit, Michael Jordan is the latest to sound off:

"There's no way, with hindsight, I would've ever called up Larry, called up Magic and said, 'Hey, look, let's get together and play on one team,'" Jordan told NBC Sports after finishing the Miami American Century Championship golf tournament in Stateline, Nev.

"But that's ... things are different. I can't say that's a bad thing. It's an opportunity these kids have today. In all honesty, I was trying to beat those guys."


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Kevin Fallon is a reporter for the Daily Beast. He's a former entertainment editor at TheWeek.com and former writer and producer for The Atlantic's entertainment channel.

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