Tim Duncan didn't like Michael Jordan

I can’t recall ever hearing Duncan speaking ill of other NBA players but apparently he did not care much for Jordan.

Duncan interview with Dan Patrick

Patrick: That’s it. You met Jordan?

Duncan: But Jordan’s Jordan. I’ve always respected him but I’ve never been a fan of his.

Patrick: Why aren’t you a fan of Jordan’s?

Duncan: Because everybody else is.

Patrick: Oh, so you don’t like Michael Jordan because everybody else does.

Duncan: No, I don’t like Michael Jordan because I don’t like Michael Jordan. You got me wrong there. I respect Michael Jordan.

Patrick: You respect him. You just don’t like him?

Duncan: I’m just somebody that isn’t that impressed by him. There really isn’t anybody in the world I’m impressed with.

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There are countless stories of Jordan being a complete ass so it makes sense that he wouldn’t be well liked by some people.

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Probably the most aggressive thing Tim Duncan’s done his whole career.

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I don’t see the issue. We all know Tim’s personality basically just saying he respected his game but wasn’t fanboy mode like most people are.

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Duncan’s a GOAT. I respect his opinion.

I don’t particularly find Jordan likable either.

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This is that time he laughed on the bench. Totally uncalled for and vulgar move by Timmy on that one.

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Duncan: I’m just somebody that isn’t that impressed by him. There really isn’t anybody in the world I’m impressed with.

That disqualified duncan. What a stupid sentence.

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What?

I love Timmy, but that’s his personality.

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Depends totally off the context. He’s maybe referring to that MJ aura, the one that gives MJ total freedom about trash talking and being a dick.

For context, this was said in 1998. So Tim was pretty young.

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So what?
It’s normal for people to dislike another especially a fellow competitor

He could also wear whatever he wants and drive whatever he choose not only because he deserves it but also because he can

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Are those jeans or duos diem sleeping bags?

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They serve both purpose

I remember a thread on Reddit from years ago about a guy running into Timmy at a Kohl’s in San Antonio.

I buy it.

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Imagine how big those jeans are. There’s too big for a guy that’s 6’10-6’11

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It’s the second sentence. There’s nobody in the world i’m impressed with.

Jordan was completely goal driven, not by being nice making friends

He had goals and anyone in the way of those goals were casualties

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Nah man you have to be nice to everyone and hold their hand.

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