B.J. Armstrong became a three time NBA champion during the 90s while playing point guard for the Chicago Bulls alongside Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen and Horace Grant.
Years later he’s still leading the charge in hoops, but now on the business side. Armstrong represents Draymond Green, Derrick Rose and Donatas Motiejunas in negotiating player contracts.
Being a former player, Armstrong has a perspective that current players want to hear. That said, the Scoop B Radio Podcast team dug into the archives and found an interview from the 90’s with Armstong and Respect Mag’s Brandon ‘Scoop B’ Robinson during Armstrong’s playing days with the Charlotte Hornets.
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What’s cooler is how he brought LeBron James down to Earth after he won his third championship after the Cavs defeated the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals. He was tired of James being compared to Michael Jordan so he spoke his mind. Armstrong believes that James has to adopt the mentality that comparing himself to any other player, including Jordan, is an insult.
“This is to LeBron James: If you want to be the best, get rid of the comparisons,” Armstrong told Fox Sports’ Chris Broussard over the summer. “Get rid of all the comparisons that are out there. That’s what Michael Jordan did. Jordan realized that in order to be the best, you had to get rid of all the comparisons.