“What I always heard in my year in Chicago around the ’98 Bulls was that Jordan’s break from basketball had a lot to do with gambling. Even the appearance of it got so bad that David Stern, who denied this repeatedly, encouraged Michael to step away,” Bayless explained.

Bayless has been known for his hot takes in the past, but as a huge MJ fan, it’s far-fetched to think Bayless is trying to do harm to Jordan’s legacy.

He’s just needs to talk about something.  

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