LOS ANGELES — In February, while delivering a stunning eulogy at Kobe Bryant’s memorial service, Michael Jordan cried.
On Sunday, in an equally revealing moment involving the two NBA legends, Michael Jordan ripped him.
It was in a video from 1998, in New York’s Madison Square Garden, before the only NBA All-Star game featuring both men. Jordan, sitting in the East locker room, was chasing down his sixth championship. Bryant, sitting down the hall in the West locker room, was a 19-year-old prodigy whose self-assurance was resented by his peers.