Mark Jackson was in attendance and said that Michael Jordan is the best player of all time and that Kobe was the best player since Michael but not better.
Michael Jordan was asked who he thought was the best player in the NBA today and he said it was Kobe Bryant.
Michael Jordan was asked who was the best shooter in the NBA and Jordan said it was [Boston Celtics’] Ray Allen.
Jordan said he likes to watch Dwight Howard play, however he said that Howard isn't the best Center of the league and that he needs to develop more offensive moves than just dunking.
Jordan said if he were to pick starters for the US team it would be Chris Paul, Kobe Bryant, Lebron James, [Boston Celtics’] Kevin Garnett, and Tim Duncan. He said if he couldn't take Tim Duncan he would take Shaq.
Jordan said his toughest defender when he played was Joe Dumars. Jordan said his favorite team to play for was the North Carolina Tar Heels.
Jordan said his most memorable moment was the 1984 Olympics. Jordan molded his game after [“The Admiral”] David Thompson.
Jordan's favorite game to play in was game 5 of the 1997 NBA Finals. [This was “The Flu game” in which he fought-off flu-like symptoms and scored 38 points including the game winner for the Chicago Bulls' 90-88 road victory. The Bull’s also won game 6 to win their 5th championship. Video of “The Flu game” can be found here. ]
When MJ was asked what he did to be able to jump so high, he said "nothing really I mean I rode bike that's about it."
Jordan was asked if he can change one thing about his career what would he change. After a long pause Jordan replied that he would try to work more on his free throws he said he shot 83% for his career and he felt he was a better shooter than that.
Tags: Michael Jordan, The Flu Game, 1997 NBA Finals
The kid at the 3:56-4:27 mark is Kyle Massey from Cory in the House and That's so Raven.