How long did Michael Jordan play in the NBA?

Because Michael Jordan played in 1,072 regular-season games in his 15-season career, and in case you’ve been under a rock or off Twitter for the past decade, the NBA world has been known to compare the two legends’ careers.

Why did Jordan retire in 98?

Though he had earlier stated publicly that he would not play for any coach besides Jackson, Jordan explained his decision to retire by saying he had lost the drive and desire that was necessary to continue playing at such a high level, and that he wanted to spend more time with his family.

Who has better stats Jordan or LeBron?

Jordan is superior in the scoring department, but James grabs rebounds and dishes out assists at a higher rate.

Michael Jordan vs. LeBron James: Regular season stats.

Jordan Per Game LeBron
30.1 Points 27.0
6.2 Rebounds 7.4
5.3 Assists 7.4
2.3 Steals 1.6
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