Edward de Bono, the Maltese physician and author once said, “Most of the mistakes in thinking are inadequacies of perception rather than mistakes of logic.” After boyz took a bite of that he told them, “Logic will never change emotion or perception.” Then Dale Carnegie, the famous writer and lecturer, put it where the goats could get it when he spit, “When dealing with people, remember you are not dealing with creatures of logic, but creatures of emotion.”
Well playas…he couldn’t have said it any better. When dealin’ with sports fans and especially Jordan fans the logic jumps out of the birthday cake butt naked foamin’ at the mouth and sprints down the street. On Monday while speakin’ at his Flight School in Santa Barbara a camper asked ole boy how he would rank Kobe verses LeBron. Remember just four years ago he told a boy that five was better than one because Kobe had won five rings verses LeBron’s one at the time. So on Monday he answered usin’ the same logic.
“Would I rank LeBron over Kobe? In terms of best of all time? No. There’s something about five that beats three. … Kobe won five championships. LeBron won three — although he’s been to seven [consecutive] Finals.”
When the dun said it, not a single person at the sound of his voice blinked and not a single journalist questioned the logic because it was the great Michael Jordan sayin’ this foolishness.
Let’s keep it real or all the way 100, whichever comes 1st! Just because he’s Jordan doesn’t mean that what he said makes an ounce of sense. Take your emotions out of it for five minutes and think about what the dun just said bruh. If we’re goin’ to use that logic and stand on it. Then there are nine players in the history of the league that are better than Jordan because they’ve got more rings than he does. There are 12 cats that are as good because they’ve got 6 or more titles.
So that means that Bill Russell is darn near twice as good as Jordan because he’s got 11 rings right? Then we’ve got to rank all of these cats ahead of Jordan too; Sam Jones has 10, John Havlicek 8, Tom Heinsohn 8, K.C. Jones 8, Tom “Satch” Sanders 8, Robert Horry 7, James Loscutoff 7 and Frank Ramsey 7. Why? Because by usin’ Jordan’s logic he’s not better than them because they’ve got more rings than he does. Right?
Then Kareem, Pippen and Cousey are all equal to him because they’ve got 6 apiece. Doesn’t any of that make sense? So if it doesn’t then stop repeatin’ that foolishness. Just because a dun played the game and was one of the greatest of all-time doesn’t mean that he says things that make sense. It just means that he was one of the best to ever play.
Therefore, to use the logic that Kobe is better because he’s got more rings is stupid!! Say that you like Kobe better than LeBron or that Kobe does X,Y,Z better than LeBron and that’s why he’s a better player in your opinion. But to say something that makes no logical sense is asinine and for reporters and journalists to repeat that foolishness questions their credibility. If nothin’ else a journalist or reporter should know the history of the product they’re sellin’. I’ve been in sales for 27 years and the first rule of the professional is to know your product better than anybody. Don’t ever walk into a client or potential client’s office and allow them to know more about what you’re sellin’ than you do. There shouldn’t be a person in the room that knows more about the history of the game than the dun sellin’ it.
So is Robert Horry better than Larry Bird because he’s got 7 rings and Bird only has 3? Is Frank Ramsey better than Jerry West because he’s got 7 verses 1? So you’re tellin’ me that James Jones is better than Charles Barkley because he’s got 3 rings and Barkley’s got none? Is that what you’re really lookin’ me in my eyes and sayin’?
Stop runnin’ around repeatin’ ignorant conversations bruh. There is a difference between bein’ a student and a scholar. A student goes to class everyday, listens intently, absorbs the information and then repeats the same information verbatum. The scholar goes to the same class, listens intently, absorbs the information, then tests the validity of that information and only repeats what is true. Stop me when I start lyin’!
1) Spit: verb – to say
2) Dun: noun – the person in question, dude, guy, etc. It’s whoever I’m talkin’ about and its non-gender specific.
3) Put it where the goats can get it: verb phrase – to make it as elementary as possible. To put it at ground level so everyone can understand it.
The G is excluded from the endings of all words because the G is near and dear to my heart because I’m from “The G” which is Gary, Indiana. So I only use the G when I’m talkin’ about “The G!”
The caption under the photo isn’t real but its real talk!