The Next Michael Jordan: From Kobe Bryant to LeBron James, NBA Stars Who Were Labeled as the Next MJ

Over the years, many have debated who is the next Michael Jordan in the league.
Let's take a look at the top 5 NBA stars who were expected to become the next MJ.

#5 Grant Hill

Grant Hill was the first-ever player to be deemed as the next MJ. But his career was plagued by numerous injuries.

The Grant Hill Tragedy

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#4 Jerry Stackhouse

Jerry Stackhouse filled in the footsteps of MJ and Hill at North Carolina. However, he never reached to the level fans expected from him. 

Victim of MJ Syndrome

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#3 Vince Carter

Vince Carter had a great career but he never developed into the star that media expected him to become before entering the league.


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#2 Kobe Bryant

If there is any player who has studied the game of Michael Jordan to its bare roots, it's none other than Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant.

The Carbon Copy of MJ

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#1 LeBron James

LeBron James has been compared to Michael Jordan to this date and somehow managed to live up to most of the expectations from the fans.

The Chosen One

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