Rodman: If LeBron Was In NBA In Late ’80s Or Early ‘90s, He’d Be Average Player

CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — As LeBron James continues to dominate for the Miami Heat, the argument about whether he’ll ultimately be better than Michael Jordan continues to gain steam.

But Dennis Rodman, Jordan’s former teammate with the Bulls, doesn’t want to hear it. To him, it’s an asinine argument.

“If LeBron was playing in the late ’80s or early ’90s, he’d be just an average player,” the Hall of Famer told The Dan Patrick Show.

The five-time NBA champion did tell the show that James is “a great player, a helluva player,” but he contended that Jordan played in a far tougher era in basketball history.

“If Michael played today … really?” Rodman said on The Dan Patrick Show. “If he played the game today at 28 years old, he would average 40 points a game, probably more. I’m just sick and tired of people always comparing him and Michael…

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