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Michael Jordan Reportedly Never Did 1 Thing As A Player

A solo shot of Michael Jordan on the court for the Chicago Bulls.

1988: Michael Jordan #23 of the Chicago Bulls rests on the court during a game. Copyright 2001 NBAE Mandatory Credit: Mike Powelll/Allsport

In today's NBA, we often see star players attempting to team up with other star players, typically going to their front office for suggested trades and signings.

We've seen it recently, especially on teams like the Brooklyn Nets, Philadelphia 76ers and Los Angeles Lakers, among others.

That's something Michael Jordan reportedly never did as a player, though.

According to his old general manager, Jordan never came to the front office to tell them they need to go and trade for this player, or sign this player.

“He never came to me and asked for other players.. to draft a player. He never came to me and asked me to trade for a player. Never once did that happen. Part of it was he thought he was so darn good he could win without 'em," former Bulls general manager Jerry Krause reportedly said.

That comes as no surprise.

Of course, Jordan was also playing in another era and his team was pretty talented as it was.