Holding his tongue until he busted Russell in the eye to win his 6th NBA Championship

Jordan Chinese New Year 12” Unbeknownst, to most basketball fans and players, Byron Russell approached Jordan who was retired and playing baseball at the time, and proclaimed that not only could he guard Michael, he could shut him down. Wow! Are you kidding me? Did he just say that? Michael Jordan, considered one of the most competitive professional athletes to ever play professional sports, had to be biting his tongue so hard that it bleed. Holding his tongue until he busted Russell in the eye to win his 6th NBA Championship.

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