Whenever there is a great athlete, people always look for the athlete's successor. We are looking for the next Dan Marino, the next Derek Jeter, the next Wayne Gretzky, and the next Michael Jordan. While it may be flattering to be compared to an all-time great, it puts tremendous pressure on the athlete to perform. They may experience tremendous backlash if they fall short of expectations.
Among the list of basketball players compared to Michael Jordan, five stand out. They are: