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LeBron Not Happy With ESPN's Michael Jordan Story About Him

LeBron James speaks at the NBA All-Star Game.

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - FEBRUARY 15: LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers speaks to the media during 2020 NBA All-Star - Practice & Media Day at Wintrust Arena on February 15, 2020 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

LeBron James called out an ESPN headline regarding a story about the Los Angeles Lakers star and Michael Jordan.

The Lakers star was asked during an interview on Uninterrupted's YouTube channel if he could have been teammates with Jordan.

James believes that his game was perfectly suited for Jordan. He thinks he could have been an even better running mate than Scottie Pippen.

"Me personally, the way I play the game -- team first -- I feel like my best assets work perfectly with Mike," James said. "Mike is an assassin. When it comes to playing the game of basketball, scoring the way he scored the ball, [then] my ability to pass, my ability to read the game plays and plays and plays in advance."

ESPN framed the story as LeBron always envisioning himself as Jordan's teammate, not adversary. This did not sit well with LeBron.

LeBron responded to the story on Twitter.

"No I didn’t say I envisioned MJ as a teammate not an adversary. A question was asked 'Do I think I could have been a teammate of his and compliment his game.' I love the greats and would have loved to play with them all during their runs because I a historian of the game but I also would die to compete vs every single one of them too! Don’t ever get it twisted!" LeBron tweeted.

LeBron probably would've been a good Michael Jordan teammate, but it would've been more fun to see them play against each other.