is Michael Jordan the Paul Bunyon of sports?

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  1. Shivvy

    Shivvy 100k Post Club

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    ive heard this said by some of his haters. that he has become such a legend and put on such a pedestal, that he has become like a Paul Bunyon.
     
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    paul bunyon wasnt rich
     
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    no?
     
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    yes

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  5. Lou Loomis

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    Babe Ruth became a Paul Bunyan and Mantle did, too but the stats and titles speak for themselves... Same for Jordan, he lived up to the legend.
     
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    Bo Jackson is a Paul Bunyan
     
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    ...or blaeck
     
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    Fuck that faggot Blue Ox too...



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    Paul Bunyon wasn't a degenerate gambler
     
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    More like Bill Brasky!

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    I heard Paul Bunyon could defend the 3 shot too...
     
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    BrulesRules Just grab 'em in the biscuits Gold

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    Paul Bunyon wasn't allowed to travel on every other possession either.
     
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    Was there anyone better than Paul Bunyan? If so, LeBron is that guy.
     
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    Does anyone really come close to him?

    Lebron is great. They're different styles of players though, playing at different times and a different league. Hard to compare.

    Wilt was great. Hard to compare him too though when he was playing against 6 foot tall white guys who smoked two packs a day.

    Probably the greatest basketball player of all times, though. I don't know if his legend continues to grow, though. People were saying that shit about him while he was still playing.
     
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    Let me just say...Fuck Barry Sanders.


    There. I said it. Fuck him and his quitting ways.


    Fuck Barry Sanders.
     
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    Oh god dammit John Henry gets no god damn repeck

     
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    yes. this i agree with
     
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    Wilt is a Paul Bunyon to me. that guy was almost 7 ft tall playing against a bunch of 5'3" white guys in little shorts. what he did was not amazing
     
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    He wasn't a filthy reggie either.