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LeBron James Claims Michael Jordan's Retirement In 1993 Reduced Him To Tears

Lakers star LeBron James revealed that he could not hold back his tears when NBA legend Michael Jordan announced his first retirement in 1993.

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Just like the rest of the NBA fans across the globe, Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James is also currently streaming Michael Jordan's documentary, The Last Dance. Episodes seven and eight of the series were released on Sunday in the US which spoke about the Michael Jordan retirement situation after the Bulls won their third NBA championship. LeBron James made an interesting revelation regarding the same when he took to Twitter to talk about the two new episodes of The Last Dance.

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LeBron James was in tears upon Michael Jordan retirement in 1993

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Lakers star LeBron James is a self-proclaimed Michael Jordan fan just like many other NBA stars currently playing in the league. It came as little surprise, therefore, that LeBron James claimed to have shed tears upon the news of the Michael Jordan retirement in 1993 even though he was just nine years old. Why did Michael Jordan retire? Reportedly, Michael Jordan claimed to have 'burned out' and 'lacked motivation', which is why he felt the need to step back from the NBA despite being at the peak of his career. Michael Jordan had recently won his third NBA championship with the Bulls and shocked the world by announcing his retirement soon after that triumph. However, the Bulls legend returned to the game in 1995. Michael Jordan made a stunning comeback and went on to win three more NBA titles with the Bulls before moving on.

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