10 Players Who Tried (And Failed) To Become The Next Michael Jordan

Widely regarded as the greatest player in NBA history, Michael Jordan left a lasting impression on the game of basketball. And since his final retirement in 2003, fans have desperately hoped that a player would come along and usurp Jordan’s throne atop the NBA world.

While plenty of players have been touted as “the next MJ,” none have proven capable of earning consideration as Jordan’s heir. Let’s take a look at the 10 players who have come closest, but have ultimately fallen short:

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