Originally Posted by pauk
MJ was in similar situation before he got the roster of Pippen / Grant with some lineup changes, look what happened, just being fair here. Even when he got Pippen/Grant he wasnt able to come up with a championship for about 3-4 years.
This is a team game unfortunately.... one player can have great impact, but if you do not have the required supporting cast then that wont matter...
True, but in 08 and 10...I'd argue that current Lebron gets it done in one of those years. Or at least he gets by the Celtics. So it's hardly going off the rails to think prime MJ would have been able to do some special things those years. 09 was just not going to happen because the Magic just went nuts...and the 07 team was just not good enough.