Top 5 defenders who were beaten by Jordan and made them doubt their lives
2023/10/10

Drexler, one of the top shooting guards in the 90s, couldn't match Jordan. In their 21 matchups, Jordan averaged 35.4 points, 6.2 rebounds, 6.1 assists, and 2.4 steals.

Dennis Johnson, known for his defense, faced Jordan 22 times, with Jordan averaging 36.1 points, 5.9 rebounds, and 5.8 assists. Despite winning all six playoff games against Johnson, Jordan still put up impressive numbers. 

Joe Dumars, a key player for the Pistons, had playoff success against Jordan. Jordan averaged 30.7 points, 6.5 rebounds, and 5.7 assists in their matchups. 

Even renowned defender Michael Cooper couldn't contain Jordan in their 32 games, with Jordan averaging 34.5 points, 6.5 rebounds, and 5.4 assists. 

Gary Payton, a top defensive point guard, struggled against Jordan in their 21 meetings. Jordan averaged 29.6 points, 7.2 rebounds, and 3.8 assists. 

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