In his show Club Shay Shay, l’ex-Denver Bronco Shannon Sharpe likes to ask his guests what would be the average points of Michael Jordan if he played in the current NBA. After Allen Iverson, here is the answer from Mark Jackson :
“- Michael Jordan would run as many average points as he wanted in today’s NBA.
– 40 per night?
– Yes, no doubt. We see guys, with all due respect, who shoot at 30, 35 points per game without having their offensive arsenal. “
Knick from 1987 to 1992, rookie of the year 1988 and All-Star the following season, Jackson played in the big league until 2004 before coaching the Warriors between 2011 and 2014.
Since then he has worked for American television (ESPN) as a consultant.