Dwyane Wade: LeBron James can’t pass Michael Jordan

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LeBron James has made no secret about his motivation: chasing Michael Jordan.

Could the Cavaliers star ever surpass His Airness?

Dwyane Wade, via Nick Friedell of ESPN:

“No, it’s not possible,” Wade told ESPN with a laugh. “It’s not possible.”

“The only thing you can do is tie it,” Wade said.

Wade, a close friend of LeBron, grew up in Chicago and now plays for the Bulls. He’s trying to walk a line.

But there are only ties in these debates if you want there to be one. (And Wade wants there to be one.)

LeBron can pass Jordan in the all-time ranks. It’ll be difficult, but LeBron is within striking distance. At age 31, he still has time to build on his legacy.

He might never convince Wade, but it is possible for LeBron to overtake Jordan.