10 NBA Legends And Superstars Who Called Michael Jordan The GOAT

Michael Jordan wasn't only an incredible basketball player but one of the best athletes this world has ever seen.  

The six-time NBA champion left a huge mark on the game, and many people that play before, against, or after him, have given him his flowers at some point. Some have called him the GOAT without thinking twice.

Magic Johnson once made the comparison between Jordan and LeBron James, stating that while James is the best 'all-around' player of all time, . 

Los Angeles Lakers legend Shaquille O'Neal claimed that J while explaining that the 6-0 record in the Finals also works wonders in Michael's case.


Dwyane Wade, LeBron James' best friend, claimed that for him, there's nobody better than Jordan. 

One of Michael Jordan's former friends and rivals, Charles Barkley, , even leaving LeBron James out of his personal top 5. 

Carmelo Anthony made the case for Jordan, even claiming that everybody agreed on that. Still, Melo gave props to LeBron . 

One of the hottest players in the NBA right now, Damian Lillard, picked Jordan as his GOAT last year. 

The impact Jordan had on the following generations was huge, and even Steve Nash couldn't help but pick No. 23 as his GOAT. He mentioned big players like LeBron James or Kobe Bryant but . 

Ray Allen claimed that the fact that Jordan inspired so many players that came after him, including his former teammate LeBron James, . 

Vince Carter, another player that had the chance to play against Michel while idolizing him, , followed by Kobe Bryant and LeBron James. 

James Worthy, a former teammate and rival of Mike, selected Jordan  how lethal the legendary shooting guard was.  

Michael Jordan Always Refused To Call Himself The GOAT 


While so many legends have expressed their admiration for Mike, it was clear that he , and left that conversation to fans and analysts. Jordan had so much respect for those who played before him and didn't think it was right to make those statements . 

Right now, LeBron and Mike are constantly pitted against each other for the GOAT title, and Fadeaway World's career comparison between Michael Jordan and LeBron James .

If it is per category, . It happens the same with accolades, , who is still a terrific player and a great legend on his own.

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