Isiah Thomas Takes Massive Shot at Michael Jordan: “Didn’t Cry About Getting Hit”

Published 09/19/2021, 1:42 PM EDT


‘The Last Dance’ is a documentary that revolves around Michal Jordan’s career. The docuseries has led to several debates, storylines, feuds, etc. One such feud that gained a lot of hype after the release of the series is the beef between Michael Jordan and Isiah Thomas. ‘The Last Dance’ showed everyone that how Michael Jordan holds the grudge against Isiah to date.

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The beef between the two legends of the game is said to have started in 1985, after Isiah Thomas conspired with some players to freeze a young Jordan out during the All-Star match. However, Isiah has denied the claims on several occasions. Thomas was left out of the 1992 ‘Dream Team’ roster despite being one of the best players in the league. Many believe that Jordan was behind this.

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While these are all rumors, the two stars clearly don’t have a good relationship off the court. Both have taken shots at each other since retiring. Isiah Thomas has recently taken a massive shot at Jordan and talked about the way Piston defended him.

Isiah Thomas takes a shot at Michael Jordan

Thomas recently appeared in an interview on ‘Fearless‘ with Jason Whitlock. In the interview, Isiah talked about him missing out on the 1992 Dream Team roster. He also talked about him getting the ‘physical punishment’ and took a shot at Jordan.

“I can say emphatically and accurately and factually, there is no player during my period of time of playing in the NBA, took more physical punishment going down at Lane than Isiah Thomas. Those are facts.

“They show the Pistons hitting Jordan. They act like, Jordan and Bulls, they didn’t have in forces,” he added.

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“I was getting hit too, I just didn’t cry about getting hit.”

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Isiah Thomas and Michael Jordan’s feud has been one of the most talked-about topics since the release of ‘the Last Dance’. The duo hasn’t talked about the feud in public, but they have taken subtle digs at each other several times. Jordan hasn’t talked about Isiah recently, but the latter has been constantly asked about this in every interview he appears.

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Abhishek Singh

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Abhishek is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports with over two years of journalistic experience with Chase Your Sport and Dribl. A Football Management graduate, he has previously interned in the Indian Super League, I-League and the AFC Champions League. In addition to being a Michael Jordan fan, Abhishek is an ardent Steph Curry and Warriors guy, and believes they have a few more championships in store before the former retires.

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